meaning of bracteal

bracteal meaning in General Dictionary

obtaining the nature or appearance of a bract

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  • pertaining to or resembling or functioning as a bract
  • getting the nature or appearance of a bract.

bracteal meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having the nature or look of a bract.


Sentence Examples with the word bracteal

The catkins of the poplars differ from those of the nearly allied willows in the presence of a rudimentary perianth, of obliquely cup-shaped form, within the toothed bracteal scales; the male flowers contain from eight to thirty stamens; the fertile bear a onecelled (nearly divided) ovary, surmounted by the deeply cleft stigmas; the two-valved capsule contains several seeds, each furnished with a long tuft of silky or cotton-like hairs.

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