Glossary: cataphyll

Definition:

  1. a much-reduced or scale-like lf;
  2. (in e.g. Juncaceae or Poaceae) a leaf composed mostly of a leaf sheath or base with the lamina reduced to ± zero or a minute awn.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: cataphyll.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=118, retrieved 26 March 2017

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