Bracts

Some articles on bracts, bract:

Chorizanthe Spinosa
... flowers, with each flower surrounded by green, gray, or pink bracts ... There are generally five bracts per flower, with one bract much longer than the others ... The bracts are tipped with straight awns ...
Telopea Speciosissima - Description
... Enveloped in leafy bracts, the flowerheads develop over the winter and begin to swell in early spring, before opening to reveal the striking inflorescences ... They are cupped in a whorl of leafy bracts which are 5 to 7 cm (2–3 in) long and also red ... or cone-shaped than dome-shaped, and the bracts may be whitish or dark red ...
Arctium Minus
... burdock can be distinguished by its extremely large (up to 50 cm) leaves and its hooked bracts ... Outer bracts end in hooks that are like Velcro ... After the flower head dries, the hooked bracts will attach to humans and animals in order to transport the entire seedhead ...
Plectocomiopsis - Description
... is short, the prophyll is tubular and two-keeled, peduncular bracts usually absent, and the rachis is much longer than the peduncle ... The rachis bracts are tubular and more or less distichous, each subtending a horizontal or pendulous first order branch which features basal, tubular bracts with triangular limbs carrying monopodial flower clusters ... are arranged in clusters of up to 32, each flower held in a cuplike rachilla bract with a two-keeled bracteole ...
Chorizanthe Membranacea
... The inflorescence is a dense cluster of flowers, each surrounded by a unit of six fused bracts which are generally white to pinkish in color ... The bracts are tipped with hooked awns ... relative abundance of leaves, its height and upright habit, and the fusion of the bracts of the involucre into a continuous body ...