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1 That part of the stem from which all the parts of the flower arise.

2 In Asteraceae, the flattened tip of the stem that bears the bracts and florets.

3 In thallophytes, one of the swellings at the tips of the branches of the thallus which mark the positions of the chambers (conceptacles) in which the reproductive organs develop.

Receptacle

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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