Glossary: involucre

Definition:

bracts forming a ± calyx-like structure around or just below the base of a usually condensed inflorescence (e.g. Asteraceae).

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: involucre .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=386, retrieved 26 September 2017

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