ray floret

  1. small flower with a flat strap-shaped corolla usually occupying the peripheral rings of a composite flower
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  • Ray florets are much larger, with an 8-12 mm long, yellow, three-lobed, strap-shaped ligule surmounting a short corolla tube.
  • Ray florets are generally broad, flat or slightly incurved at their margins with blunt points.
  • Each flower head is 12-25 mm in diameter and consists of 50-60 bisexual disk florets surrounded by 12-15 pistillate ray florets.
  • Heads on discoid plants have an extra whorl of disc florets instead of ray florets.
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