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a modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
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a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
a small bract
a conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence
a highly conspicuous bract or bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence
small dry membranous bract found in inflorescences of Gramineae and Cyperaceae
the lower and stouter of the two glumes immediately enclosing the floret in most Gramineae
outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
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