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a strap-shaped structure, a membranous or hairy appendage on the adaxial surface of a leaf, especially in grasses, at the junction between sheath and blade.

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2 or 4 types in English?

... these Polish names directly into English. Here they are: disc flowers - tube flowers (fertile) and funnel flowers (infertile) ray flowers - ligule flowers (fertile) and pseudoligule flowers (infertile). If you claim that there are only those two types without distinguishing between fertile ...

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by SU_reptile
Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: 2 or 4 types in English?
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