Glossary: imbricate

Definition:

  1. overlapping like tiles;
  2. in a flower bud when one sepal or petal is wholly internal and one wholly external and the others overlapping at the edge only.

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: imbricate.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=363, retrieved 27 March 2017

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