picalice a second calyx outside the true calyx; the calyx appears to be made of two whorls, or one set of sepals outside the other set of sepals.
A series of bracts that resemble and subtend the calyx, as in some Malvaceae.
Group of leaves resembling sepals below the true calyx.
a group of bracts simulating a calyx as in a carnation or hibiscus
a whorl of bracts, just below a flower, looking like a second calyx.
A whorl of bracts just below a flower, calyx-like but outside and additional to the calyx. Parent Term: Perianth Plural: Epicalyces Difficulty Level
Calyx-like structure outside, but close to, the true calyx.