Glossary: ray


  1. (in Apiaceae) one of the primary branches of a compound umbel;
  2. (in Asteraceae) the strap-shaped extension borne in some cases by the marginal florets.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Glossary details: ray., retrieved 20 March 2018

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