involucre


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a highly conspicuous bract or bract pair or ring of bracts at the base of an inflorescence

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Capitulescences spicate to paniculate; capitula sessile, homogamous, ligulate, one- to ten-flowered; receptacle epaleate, glabrous to setose; involucre multiseriate.
Capitulescences corymbose to paniculate; capitula pedunculate to subsessile, homogamous, discoid or radiate; receptacle paleaceous, paleae thin, scarious, embracing the central florets; involucre one- to two-seriate.
Capitulescences monocephalous or two- to ten-headed, loosely to densely corymbose to racemose; capitula massive, short-pedunculate to sessile, homogamous, discoid; receptacle strongly paleate-setiferous to epaleate, paleae long-linear, flat; involucre multiseriate.