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a conspicuous bract surrounding or subtending a spadix or other inflorescence

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Further, inflorescence was harvested to determine its dimension (size of flower stalk, width and length of spathe and length of spadix).
25 species (Ravenna, 2005; 2009) restricted to temperate South America and contains medium-sized plants with 1-2 flowered spathes, often yellow or orange with broadly clawed tepals.
The pollination takes place when the farmer places an entire male flower spathe in the crown of the female date palm, or packaging them in a certain way with a light tape so that they gradually open with the growth of the bracts to finally liberate themselves .
The pollination takes place when the farmer places an entire male flower spathe in the crown of the female date palm, or packaging them in a certain way with light tape so that to gradually open with the growth of the bracts to finally liberate themselves .
Anthuriums -- These are herbaceous plants with heart shaped leaves and red heart-shaped flowers with a yellow spathe.
The arum lily of South Africa, for example: From its spathe, a spike-like inflorescence of many small flowers rising up from what looks like an upended purple skirt, wafts the smell of rotting flesh.
Feeding also occurred within the unopened white spathe soon after the bud emerged from the leaf axil.
For each plant, a spathe close to maturation was marked before opening, removed from the plants and maintained at room temperature in the laboratory (28 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C) until anthesis.
Her loin-cloth resembles the narrow spathe of a calla lily, and her androgynous face has an angelic vacancy of expression.
The time of spathe emergence and last date of pollination, total number of spathes/palm, length of bunch, strands/bunch and length of strand were recorded (Table 2).
Aroids are perennial herbs characterized by inflorescences consisting of a finger-like spadix surrounded by a vase-like spathe.
The infected palms showed symptoms: front malformation, scratches and furrows on the leaf rachis, absence of leaflets, little leaves, 'v' cut on leaf base, rachis, flower stalks and spathe, leaf drying, leaf whitening, inflorescence without flowers, inflorescence drying, fruit bunch braking, crown bending and dwarfing followed by the death of terminal bud.
Even though, a very large quantity of work has been published on coconut coir, spathe fibre and its composites, research on this shell powder composites is scanty (Sapuan et al.
72) One should repeatedly steep it [and dry it] with goat urine and sobhanjana [plant] water, and one should cook it in sigru root and in a fragrant pandanus flower spathe.