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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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.