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spathe

a large bract, often coloured, that surrounds the inflorescence of aroid plants and palms

spathe

[spāth]
(botany)
A large, usually colored bract or pair of bracts enclosing an inflorescence, especially a spadix, on the same axis.
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The number of flower stalks, flowering interval, flower stalk length and spathe length were also affected by the volume of sawdust applied and contrastingly to the leaf area, there was a quadratic growth response to soil cover (Figure 3B and 3C).
suffusa, however the spathes are shortly pedunculate, the claws of outer tepals are narrowed, and the stamens and styles are longer.
Variety###Date of Spathe Date of Pollination Spathes###Bunch###Spike Spike Length Harvest time
Plants in the clade Araceae possess a characteristic inflorescence consisting of a vase-like, ensheathing modified leaf or spathe that surrounds a slender finger-like spadix.
The primary symptoms for this insect larval infestation on date palms are: presence of the insect larval frass (fecal excrement) on the young fronds, frond malformation, whitening of young leaves, "V" cut on leaf rachis, inflorescence axis and spathe, scratches, furrows and holes on the young fronds, and slight bend on the crown.
Tensile and flexural properties of coconut spathe fibre reinforced composites, B.
Peace lilies produce tiny flowers on a spike surrounded by a spathe, or bract, that resembles a bloom.
In the spathe of arecanut, roasted and powdered items Are spread, and fire brands are fixed all along; I am cutting the cock and giving the blood offering (guruti).
And out of date-palm and its spathe come forth cluster of dates hanging low and near and garden of grapes, olives and pomegranates, each similar in kind yet different in variety and taste.
Instead, they used the spathe of the areca palm to cover their genitals.
Consumption of smokeless tobacco in the form of chewing and alcoholic beverage, "toddy" derived from the efflorescent spathe of the coconut palm is widely prevalent among the Nicobarese tribe.
2] category, which can be found in specialized literature as: Gunning-Fog, Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, SMOG, Fry, ARI, Spathe, Dale-Chall, Coleman-Liau Index (Ferris & Hedgcock, 2009).