bracteate


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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 Baxteria, flowers are terminal on short bracteate peduncles that occur singly in leaf axils.
It stands out from other species by the bracteate peduncles, the short and involute corolla lobes (Fig.
5-3 cm in diameter, partially covered by the bract sheaths; peduncle bracts not imbricate, green, foliaceous, similar to the basal leaves; sheaths 5-6 cm long, blades 5-7 cm long; spikes compressed, oblong, 14-25 cm long, 5-7 cm wide, long stipitate, stipes strongly curved, 15-36 cm long, 8-10 mm in diameter, bracteate, slightly compressed; primary bracts vaginiform, ovate-triangular, 5.
A hoard of brooches, pendants and beads - including the magnificent seventh century gold bracteate brooch, pictured, which is thought belonged to a princess and, possibly to an Anglo Saxon Royal Queen, was also uncovered in superb condition.
4 cm, succulent, punctuate, penninerved, margin entire, apex obtuse, sessile; flower; axillar, solitary, bracteate, linear, pedicel to 0.
The pentandrous species have in common with the first potential sister group the presence of a single, bracteate flower per node (character 14) and the complete syrinx (29).
Seebold wonders whether a bracteate found in 1907 in the Frisian village of Hitsum has a runic inscription in Frisian or in Low Franconian.
The hermaphroditic flowers, blooming in May-July, are arranged in a bracteate dichasium, with pollinations performed by many insect species (Hovsgaard and Vejsnaes 1990).
The celestial connotations of flax-spinning appear to be present on a bracteate, or magical medallion, found in southwest Germany.
The inflorescence is an elongate, bracteate, rarely branched, terminal thryse, 1-2.
Branches spreading at 15[degrees]-30[degrees] form the main axis, each with a 4-6 mm long, naked or 1 bracteate peduncle, each 5 to 10-flowered.
7a Phyllaries subequal, decurrent onto peduncle; cypselae puberulent; pappus bristles fragile, sometimes individually deciduous Eurydochus 7b Phyllaries graduated, peduncles sometimes bracteate, but the bracts leaf-like and not resembling the phyllaries; cypselae glabrous; pappus bristles persistent Gongylolepis 6b Capitulescence lateral, three- to nine-headed; capitula commonly small, < 6 mm wide, two- to six-flowered; involucre cylindrical.