from The Century Dictionary.
- Furnished with bracts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Bot.) Furnished with bracts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective botany Having
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having bracts
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
FLOWERS: White, lip often spotted green with brown streaks, borne on a short, densely bracted terminal inflorescence.
Pistillate flowers bracted with a three to five, normally four-lobed calyx and sometimes with petals.
Trees with alternate pinnate leaves and monoecious bracted flowers.
They were scarcely more alive than the creeping, hour-hand tendrils about them, mere double-stemmed, fluffy petaled blossoms, no more strange than the nearest vegetable blooms -- the cannon-ball mystery, the sand-box puzzle, sinister orchids, and the false color-alarms of the white-bracted silver-leaf.
_Flowers_ -- Small, dull purple and white, tawny, or brownish striped; scattered along loose, tiny bracted, ascending branches.
_Scapes: _ Clustered from a dense mass of fleshy, fibrous roots; 4 to 12 in. tall, scaly bracted, the bractlets resembling the sepals.
Now two of them bear their flowers in bracted whorls, condensed into umbels at the summits of a scape.
_Flowers_ -- Pale yellow, 1-1/2 to 2 in. long; in showy, terminal, leafy bracted racemes.
_Flowers_ -- Yellow, fragrant, opening at evening, 1 to 2 in. across, borne in terminal leafy-bracted spikes.
_Flowers_ -- Rich vermilion, very rarely rose or white, 1 to 1-1/2 in. long, numerous, growing in terminal, erect, green-bracted, more or less