phyllary

[ fil-uh-ree ]

noun,plural phyl·la·ries.Botany.
  1. one of the bracts forming the involucre or the head or inflorescence of a composite plant.

Origin of phyllary

1
1855–60; <New Latin phyllarium<Greek phyllárion, diminutive of phýllon leaf

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