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bracteolate Syllabification: brac·te·o·late
Pronunciation: /ˈbraktēəlit/ /-ˌlāt/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of bracteolate in English:

adjective

Having bracteoles.
Example sentences
  • The most important differential characteristics of the section Trionychon are branched stems, bracteolate flowers, an entire and campanulated calyx, a blue or purple corolla, white anthers, and the stigma usually white.
  • These findings agree with Sousa and Rudd, who mention bracteolate flowers for Styphnolobium and ebracteolate flowers for Sophora s.s.
  • The flowers are regular, bisexual and borne in bracteolate, joined pedicels in axillary cymes.

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