Definición de involucre en inglés:

involucre

Saltos de línea: in¦vo|lucre
Pronunciación: /ˈɪnvəl(j)uːkə
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 Anatomy A membranous envelope.
  • 2 Botany A whorl or rosette of bracts surrounding an inflorescence (especially a capitulum) or at the base of an umbel.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The cupules are simple involucres of bracts which are spirally arranged (according to a Fibonacci pattern) on the floral axis preceding the flower.
    • Basal leaves and flowers initiate from a tuberous rhizome and three green cauline leaves arranged in a whorl form an involucre around the developing flower.
    • The Hermaphrodite cyathium shows the characteristics measured (length and width of the cyathium involucre and the nectary).

Origen

late 16th century: from French, or from Latin involucrum, from involvere 'roll in, envelop' (see involve).

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