Glossary: cataphyll

Definition:

  1. a much-reduced or scale-like lf;
  2. (in e.g. Juncaceae or Poaceae) a leaf composed mostly of a leaf sheath or base with the lamina reduced to ± zero or a minute awn.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Glossary details: cataphyll.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=118, retrieved 17 December 2017

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