Glossary: ray

Definition:

  1. (in Apiaceae) one of the primary branches of a compound umbel;
  2. (in Asteraceae) the strap-shaped extension borne in some cases by the marginal florets.


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: ray.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=601, retrieved 21 October 2017

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