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A group of one or more whorls of bracts beneath a flower or flower cluster.

[French, from Latin involūcrum, wrapper, envelope; see involucrum.]

in′vo·lu′cral (-krəl), in′vo·lu′crate (-krĭt, -krāt′) adj.
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Adj.1.involucrate - having an involucre
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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Interaction between an isolate of dark-septate fungi and its host plant Saussurea involucrate.
AMOR: Involucrate en actividades nuevas, lo llevaras mejor de lo que esperas.
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28], also studied the effects of hypochlorite-oxidation on the physicochemical properties of starch obtained from tacca involucrate and observed that the oxidation produces starch of whiter colour and optically clearer mucilage.
Involucrate en la toma de decisiones para mejorar el aspecto, los servicios y la seguridad de tu barrio o vecindario.