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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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Further, inflorescence was harvested to determine its dimension (size of flower stalk, width and length of spathe and length of spadix).
The new species is characterized by its hemiepiphytic habit, long-petiolate, subterete sulcate gray-green-drying petioles, narrowly ovate-triangularsagittate narrowly acuminate blades with the anterior lobe broadly concave along the margins, a spatulate sinus, 3(4) pairs of basal veins with none of the basal veins free to the base, the 1st pair of basal veins broadly spreading, then directed upward along the margin and regularly very remote from the margins, 10-13 pairs of primary lateral veins, and these scarcely distinct from the interprimary veins, as well as by long-pedunculate inflorescence with a green erect-spreading spathe which is shorter than the spadix, and a moderately short weakly tapered essentially sessile green spadix with large flowers.
under different development stages [28], in chrysanthemum during aphid infestation, heat stress, or waterlogging stress [22], in spathe tissue of Anthurium andraeanum [29], and in Coffea arabica during nitrogen starvation, salt, and heat stress [30].
Variety###Date of Spathe Date of Pollination Spathes###Bunch###Spike Spike Length Harvest time
Aroids are perennial herbs characterized by inflorescences consisting of a finger-like spadix surrounded by a vase-like spathe. A prominent aroid in Georgia is the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
The infected palms showed symptoms: front malformation, scratches and furrows on the leaf rachis, absence of leaflets, little leaves, 'v' cut on leaf base, rachis, flower stalks and spathe, leaf drying, leaf whitening, inflorescence without flowers, inflorescence drying, fruit bunch braking, crown bending and dwarfing followed by the death of terminal bud.
Even though, a very large quantity of work has been published on coconut coir, spathe fibre and its composites, research on this shell powder composites is scanty (Sapuan et al., 2003).
(72) One should repeatedly steep it [and dry it] with goat urine and sobhanjana [plant] water, and one should cook it in sigru root and in a fragrant pandanus flower spathe. Thus purified it becomes equal to musk.
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.