Ligulate flower


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a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular.

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Farmacopeia Brasileira, 2002), which recommends for the drug of Calendula officinalis: 'The plant drug consists of whole or ground ligulate flowers, accompanied scarce flowers tubular, separated from the receptacle and involucral, dried bracts'.
At the last harvest of the season (12 DAA), the drop of ligulate flowers and the general aging of the flower were evident, thus beginning the process of seed formation.
According to the monograph of calendula described in the Farmacopeia Brasileira (Farmacopeia Brasileira, 2002), the drug in marigold plants is found in whole or ground ligulate flowers along with a few tubular flowers, separated from the receptacle and involucral dried bracts.
The flower stalks were cut in the morning, when the inflorescences were fully developed and the ligulate flowers of the capitulum, closed, corresponding to the harvest stage for regional marketing in the municipality of Florestal.
the form of a "blossom" like that of Rubus fruticosus with calyx, corolla, androecium, and gynoecium, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, a capitulum engendered by an involucrum, ligulate flowers and a disk of tubular flowers, or even a double capitulum like those by Troll (1928) used examples of Syncephalantha decipiens or Myriocephalus gracilis developed from densly aggregated capitulae which develop the ligulate flowers only in peripheral position of the whole aggregation (Figs.
Significant differences were also observed in various morphological traits of the ligulate flowers (petals) -mean blue, red, green and gray level-and the stems-mean blue, red, and green, gray level, and brown:green area ratio.
The condition of the stems was more indicative of the drying treatment than that of the ligulate flowers.