Glossary: ray

Definition:

  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 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Glossary details: ray.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=601, retrieved 18 January 2018

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