Glossary: imbricate

Definition:

  1. overlapping like tiles;
  2. in a flower bud when one sepal or petal is wholly internal and one wholly external and the others overlapping at the edge only.

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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: imbricate.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=363, retrieved 11 December 2017

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