Definition of ray floret in English:

ray floret

Syllabification: ray flo·ret

noun

Botany
(In a composite flower head of the daisy family) any of a number of strap-shaped and typically sterile florets that form the ray. In plants such as dandelions, the flower head is composed entirely of ray florets. Compare with disk floret.
More example sentences
  • Heads on discoid plants have an extra whorl of disc florets instead of ray florets.
  • Capitula include on average 17 peripheral sterile ray flowers and 43 central hermaphroditic disc flowers.
  • Those outer flowers are called ray flowers - for that petal - while the inner flowers are called disk flowers.

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