Glossary: areole

Definition:

a surface area well-defined by bounding veinlets, lines or cracks; used to describe the raised area on the surface of the seeds in the Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae; also the area where spines and glochids arise on the stems of Cactaceae.

No image

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: areole.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=48, retrieved 25 September 2017

Site software last modified: 26 December 2016 8:56pm
Terms of use