Definition of Bracts

1. Noun. (plural of bract) ¹



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Definition of Bracts

1. bract [n] - See also: bract

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bracts

bracoviruses
bract
bractea
bracteal
bracteate
bracteates
bracted
bracteolate
bracteole
bracteoles
bracteose
bractiform
bractless
bractlet
bractlets
bracts (current term)
brad
bradaczekite
bradawl
bradawls
bradded
bradding
bradleyite
bradoon
bradoons
brads
brady-
bradyarrhythmia
bradyarrhythmias
bradyarthria

Literary usage of Bracts

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1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"bracts linear-oblong or lanceolate, firm, with dilated herbaceous tips ; rays deep ... bracts linear-attenuate, thin, with elender green or colored tips ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Leaves oblanceolate : bracts ... erect : bracts foliaceous : involucres and flowers 2 to 2) 1J lines long : lnU-s ei|iial. lines long. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"t Involucre cylindric, its bracts tapering to an obtuse apex; basal leaves ... bracts of the involucre pale, scarious, usually without herbaceous tips. 7. ..."

4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"bracts narrow, with weak or slender spines. bracts greenish, sometimes slightly arachnoid on the margins, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"A series of empty coloured bracts terminates the inflorescence of Salvia ... The smaller bracts or bracteoles, which occur among the subdivisions of a ..."

6. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Rachilla jointed above the bracts (except in Alopecurus and Polypogon) so that ... Pedicel jointed below the bracts, so that these fall away with the flower ..."

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