Origin of involucel
OTHER WORDS FROM involucelin·vol·u·cel·ate [in-vol-yuh-sel-it], /ɪnˌvɒl yəˈsɛl ɪt/, in·vol·u·cel·at·ed [in-vol-yuh-sel-ey-tid], /ɪnˌvɒl yəˈsɛl eɪ tɪd/, adjective
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How to use involucel in a sentence
When the umbellets are subtended by an involucre, this secondary involucre is called an Involucel.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Spikelets are obovoid or lanceolate, 1- to 2-flowered, persistent on their stalks, one to three in an involucel.
Spikelets one to three in each involucel, persistent, 1- to 2-flowered, with three or four glumes.
Calyx with a 3-leaved involucel at the base, like an outer calyx.
Calyx either naked or with a 3-leaved involucel at its base.