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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The involucral bract and bracteoles of the staminate flower have a single-layered epidermis on both surfaces (see Figure 2A, B).
5-5 mm long, triangular or ovate, abaxially tomentose, adaxially glabrous, eglandular; peduncle 1-3 mm long; bracteoles like bracts but smaller, 1-2 mm long, one of the pair usually bearing a large abaxial gland; pedicel 3-7 mm long.
Mesoamerican types, on the other hand, have striped standards and colored flowers, a placental pod beak position, and cordate or ovate bracteoles.
Inflorescences terminal or axillary, usually indeterminate and often racemose, with variously developed bracts and usually a pair of bracteoles, these sometimes recaulescent, replacing calyx lobes; flowers pend ulous to erectly held, articulated with pedicel or not.
Bracteole shape showed a similar distribution: most of the Andean landraces were ovate (a Mesoamerican category), with only 10 of the 49 landraces in this group showing the Andean categories triangular or lanceolate.
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New aspects in floral development of Papilionoideae: Initiated but suppressed bracteoles and variable initiation of sepals.
The genus is characterized by the following traits: stem hemiparasites rarely with long epicortical roots; bisexual flowers ultimately arranged in dichasia, often with the central flower aborted, and subtended by a main bract and two lateral bracteoles (Suaza-Gaviria et al.
The fruit is unknown; the peculiar bracts and bracteoles are of a type found otherwise in six species that grow only in South America.
In Kingia, each flower is subtended by a bract and bears two lateral keeled bracteoles (Brown 1827; Waterhouse 1967), whereas the primary inflorescence bracts in Dasypogon are helically arranged, each subtending a cluster of four synchronous flowers and two bracteoles (Figs.
Lupulin glands located on the bracteoles, and to a lesser extent on the bracts, is the source of commercial value in hops.