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brac·te·ate

 (brăk′tē-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
Botany Bearing bracts.
n.
A thin, coinlike, usually gold medallion or pendant produced especially by Germanic peoples during the early Middle Ages.

[New Latin bracteātus, from Latin bractea, gold leaf; see bract.]

bracteate

(ˈbræktɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
adj
(Botany) (of a plant) having bracts
n
(Archaeology) archaeol a fine decorated dish or plate of precious metal
[C19: from Latin bracteātus gold-plated; see bract]

bracteate

A thinly beaten gold or silver plate or dish.
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Adj.1.bracteate - having bracts
ebracteate - without bracts
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In German lands, the range of the supreme status insignias was much wider and included gold neck rings, the so-called Kolbenarmring, finger rings, brooches, and bracteates (Lund Hansen 2001, 178 f.
Flowers unisexual or bisexual, 4-5-6-merous, bracteates or not; epicalyx entirely in the form of a sheath; androecium isomerous, stamens epipetalous, stigma and style undivided.
This species leaves tend to be less spiney in deeper shade and also on the older leaves and is often sympatric with Acanthus bracteates.