Origin of involucre
OTHER WORDS FROM involucrein·vo·lu·cral, adjective
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How to use involucre in a sentence
Its flower-heads are surrounded by a spreading foliaceous woolly involucre, and its foliage is also of the same woolly character.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The margin is continuously recurved to form a rather broad involucre, and the very edge is somewhat thinner and whiter.
The upper part of the veinlets is covered with sporangia, which as they ripen push out from beneath the involucre.
Around and beneath each yellow cluster are two rows of thin, green, smooth scales (involucre).Seed Dispersal|William J. Beal
This beetle ordinarily lays its eggs in the involucre of the butternut.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association