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Axil vs. Bract

Axil and Bract Definitions

Axil

The upper angle between a lateral organ, such as a leaf, and the stem that bears it.

Bract

A leaflike or scalelike plant part, usually small, sometimes showy or brightly colored, and located just below a flower, a flower stalk, or an inflorescence.

Axil

(botany) The angle or point of divergence between the upper side of a branch, leaf, or petiole, and the stem or branch from which it springs.

Bract

(botany) A leaf or leaf-like structure from the axil out of which a stalk of a flower or an inflorescence arises.

Axil

The angle or point of divergence between the upper side of a branch, leaf, or petiole, and the stem or branch from which it springs.

Bract

A leaf, usually smaller than the true leaves of a plant, from the axil of which a flower stalk arises.
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Axil

The upper angle between an axis and an offshoot such as a branch or leafstalk

Bract

A modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence

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