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In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis or cone scale. [1]

47 relations: Amaryllidaceae, Ananas bracteatus, Apiaceae, Araceae, Arecaceae, Arum, Asteraceae, Banana, Betulaceae, Bidens tripartita, Botanical nomenclature, Botany, Bougainvillea, Bougainvillea glabra, Cereal, Chaff, Commelina, Conifer cone, Cornus, Cornus florida, Crocus, Dipsacaceae, Euphorbia, Euphorbia milii, Flower, Fragaria, Habranthus tubispathus, Hazel, Hornbeam, Inflorescence, Iris (plant), Leaf, Malvaceae, Marcgravia evenia, Pedicel (botany), Peduncle (botany), Perianth, Pinophyta, Poinsettia, Polygonaceae, Pseudotsuga, Sepal, Spadix (botany), Taraxacum officinale, Threshing, Whorl (botany), Winnowing.


The Amaryllidaceae are a family of herbaceous, mainly perennial and bulbous (rarely rhizomatous) flowering plants in the monocot order Asparagales.

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Ananas bracteatus

Ananas bracteatus (common name, red pineapple) is a species of plant.

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Apiaceae or Umbelliferae, is a family of mostly aromatic flowering plants named after the type genus Apium and commonly known as the celery, carrot or parsley family, or simply as umbellifers.

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The Araceae are a family of monocotyledonous flowering plants in which flowers are borne on a type of inflorescence called a spadix.

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The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).

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Arum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to Europe, northern Africa, and western and central Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean region.

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Asteraceae or Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, composite,Great Basin Wildflowers, Laird R. Blackwell, 2006, p. 275 or sunflower family) is a very large and widespread family of flowering plants (Angiospermae).

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A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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Betulaceae, the birch family, includes six genera of deciduous nut-bearing trees and shrubs, including the birches, alders, hazels, hornbeams, hazel-hornbeam, and hop-hornbeams numbering a total of 167 species.

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Bidens tripartita

Bidens tripartita is a common and widespread species of plants in the sunflower family, Asteraceae, commonly known as three-lobe beggarticks, three-part beggarticks, leafy-bracted beggarticks or trifid bur-marigold.

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Botanical nomenclature

Botanical nomenclature is the formal, scientific naming of plants.

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Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Bougainvillea is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees with flower-like spring leaves near its flowers.

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Bougainvillea glabra

Bougainvillea glabra, the lesser bougainvillea or paperflower, is the most common species of bougainvillea used for bonsai.

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A cereal is any edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.

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Chaff is the dry, scaly protective casings of the seeds of cereal grain, or similar fine, dry, scaly plant material such as scaly parts of flowers, or finely chopped straw.

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Commelina is a genus of approximately 170 species commonly called dayflowers due to the short lives of their flowers.

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Conifer cone

A cone (in formal botanical usage: strobilus, plural strobili) is an organ on plants in the division Pinophyta (conifers) that contains the reproductive structures.

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Cornus is a genus of about 30–60 species of woody plants in the family Cornaceae, commonly known as dogwoods, which can generally be distinguished by their blossoms, berries, and distinctive bark.

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Cornus florida

Cornus florida, the flowering dogwood, is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae native to eastern North America and northern Mexico.

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Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from corms.

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The Dipsacaceae have been recognized as a family (the teasel family) of the order Dipsacales containing 350 species of perennial or biennial herbs and shrubs in eleven genera.

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Euphorbia is a very large and diverse genus of flowering plants, commonly called spurge, in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae).

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Euphorbia milii

Euphorbia milii, the crown of thorns, Christ plant, or Christ thorn, also called Tu y Yo in Latin America, is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family Euphorbiaciae, native to Madagascar.

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A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).

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Fragaria is a genus of flowering plants in the rose family, Rosaceae, commonly known as strawberries for their edible fruits.

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Habranthus tubispathus

Habranthus tubispathus, the Rio Grande copperlily or Barbados snowdrop, is a species of flowering plant in the family Amaryllidaceae.

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The hazel (Corylus) is a genus of deciduous trees and large shrubs native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

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Hornbeams are hardwood trees in the flowering plant genus Carpinus in the birch family Betulaceae.

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An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches.

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Iris (plant)

Iris is a genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.

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A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Malvaceae, or the mallows, is a family of flowering plants estimated to contain 244 genera with 4225 known species.

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Marcgravia evenia

Marcgravia evenia is a species of flowering vine in the family Marcgraviaceae.

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Pedicel (botany)

A pedicel is a stem that attaches a single flower to the inflorescence.

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Peduncle (botany)

In botany, a peduncle is a stem supporting an inflorescence, or after fecundation, an infructescence.

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The perianth (perigonium, perigon or perigone) is the non-reproductive part of the flower, and structure that forms an envelope surrounding the sexual organs, consisting of the calyx (sepals) and the corolla (petals).

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The Pinophyta, also known as Coniferophyta or Coniferae, or commonly as conifers, are a division of vascular land plants containing a single extant class, Pinopsida.

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The poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family (Euphorbiaceae).

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The Polygonaceae are a family of flowering plants known informally as the knotweed family or smartweed—buckwheat family in the United States.

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Pseudotsuga is a genus of evergreen coniferous trees in the family Pinaceae (subfamily Laricoideae).

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A sepal is a part of the flower of angiosperms (flowering plants).

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Spadix (botany)

In botany, a spadix (plural spadices) is a type of spike inflorescence having small flowers borne on a fleshy stem.

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Taraxacum officinale

Taraxacum officinale, the common dandelion (often simply called "dandelion"), is a flowering herbaceous perennial plant of the family Asteraceae (Compositae).

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Threshing is the process of loosening the edible part of grain (or other crop) from the husks and straw to which it is attached.

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Whorl (botany)

In botany, a whorl or verticil is an arrangement of sepals, petals, leaves, stipules or branches that radiate from a single point and surround or wrap around the stem.

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Wind winnowing is an agricultural method developed by ancient cultures for separating grain from chaff.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bract

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