The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.
The dilated apex of a pedicel which serves as a common support to a head of flowers.
A special branch which bears the fructification in many cryptogamous plants.
The part of a plant stem containing germinal buds
(see: Parts of a Flower graphic.)
On African Violet and other plants, the swollen tip of a pedicel from which the calyx and the rest of a flower emerge.
the axis of a flower (= torus); in ferns, an axis on which sporangia arise.
n. (L. recipere, to receive) the more or less expanded apex of a floral axis which bears the floral parts.
Floral axis, which bears the flower parts (Fig. 4.16).
DIAGRAM: PHOTO: Composite Flower / Composite Flower / Composite Flower Narcissus / Narcissus Fucus / Fucus / Fucus / Fucus / Fucus / Fucus
the structure that supports the reproductive organs of a plant, especially the end of a stem supporting a flower cluster or the various parts of a single flower
The end of the flower stalk, bearing the floral organs, or, in Compositae, the flowrs ; also, in some ferns, an axis bearing sporanges.
the expanded end of the axis bearing flower parts
enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
The part of the stem to which the flower is attached.
the swollen or inflated portion of a branch or branch tip found on Fucoids. These inflated branches may have conceptacles on them.
Part of the capitulum to which flowers are attached.
The often somewhat enlarged apex of a flower stalk which carries the individual flower parts.
The enlarged tip of the flowering stem that bears all or most of the flower parts.
A fleshy structure at the tip of a stem that serves as a support for one or more attached flowers or flowering parts.
The region at the top of either the peduncle or pedicel where the floral appendages (for example, sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils) are attached.
The upper part of the stem from which the floral parts arise.
basal part of a flower or end of a stem to which the flower or flower head is attached
the fleshy head of the peduncle supporting the flower.
the portion of a flower bearing the sepals, petals, etc.; the expanded portion of an axis supporting a flower head.
in the aster family (Compositae), an enlarged summit of the flower stalk to which the flowers are attached.
That part of the flower to which the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils are usually attached.
1. in flowering plants, the end of the stalk becoming the flower parts. 2. in ferns, the mass of tissue that becomes the sporangium. 3. in liverworts, the cup containing a gemma. 4. in algae, the swollen tip of a branch carrying the reproductive organs.
The base that attaches a þower to the stem. PICTURE
of ferns, the axis bearing the sporangia and sometimes also paraphyses.
receptaculum, a reservoir) Enlarged end of the pedicel or peduncle, to which other flower parts are attached.
The end of the stem or stalk on which the flower parts are borne.
that flat concave or convex upper part of the stem from which the parts of the flower arise often used to include the perigynous zone.
Point on a leaf where sporangia are attached.
The expanded region at the end of a peduncle to which the floral parts are attached.
The broadened upper end of a flower stem which bears the flower parts.
The stem tip that bears the parts of the flower and rests on the pedicel.
The receptacle is the terminal portion of the flower stalk.