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bracteole Syllabification: brac·te·ole
Pronunciation: /ˈbraktēˌōl/

Definition of bracteole in English:

noun

A small bract, especially one on a floral stem.
Example sentences
  • Segmented pedicels that bear mature fruiting bracteoles are present in Obione moneta, whereas bracteoles are strongly adherent to the stem in 0. leucoclada.
  • The genera of Atripliceae, as the tribe is traditionally defined, have flowers that are usually unisexual and enclosed by well-developed bracteoles.
  • Ontogenetic studies of the bracteoles in Chenopodiaceae could contribute to resolution of a robust phylogeny for the family.

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