bracteole


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bracteole

[′brak·tē‚ōl]
(botany)
A small bract, especially if on the floral axis. Also known as bractlet.
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Flowers solitary or in short terminal racemes; bracts present, usually caducous; bracteoles small and paired.
Flowers in terminal compound racemes or blastotelic spikes; bracts present or absent; bracteoles 2.
Flowers solitary or in spikes, racemes or panicles; bracts persistent or deciduous; bracteoles 2, deciduous.
Flowers solitary, axillary; bracts numerous, persistent, bracteoles more than 2.
Flowers solitary, axillary or terminal, often crowded into heads; bracts not scarious, persistent, I to many; bracteoles deciduous, more than 2.
Flowers in terminal or reduced axillary racemes; bracts several grading upward in size, or one, mostly small and persistent, sometimes leaflike and caducous; bracteoles 2.
Inflorescence terminal or axillary, racemose, paniculate, or fasciculate, or of solitary flowers; bracts present, bracteoles usually paired, variable in position; flower articulated or continuous with pedicel.
Inflorescence terminal, produced on the shoots of the current season, paniculate, of few to numerous arching-declinate racemes or secondary panicles; bracts present, bracteoles paired, near midpoint to apex of pedicel; calyx not articulated with pedicel.
Inflorescence usually axillary, rarely terminal, racemose, paniculate, or fasciculate; bracts present, bracteoles paired, variable in position; calyx usually articulated with pedicel.
Inflorescence axillary or terminal, fasciculate; bracts present, bracteoles paired, basal; calyx articulated with pedicel.
Inflorescence usually axillary, rarely terminal, racemose, paniculate, or fasciculate, occasionally reduced to a solitary flower; bracts present, bracteoles usually paired, variable in position; calyx articulated with pedicel.
Inflorescence usually axillary, rarely terminal, paniculate, racemose or fasciculate, or solitary axillary flowers; bracts present, bracteoles usually paired, variable in position; calyx articulated with the pedicel or not.