Operculum

operculum

A lid or cover becoming detached at maturity by abscission, in eucalyptus (for example), a cap covering the bud and formed by fusion or cohesion of perianth parts.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 7,153 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link