amplexicaul


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amplexicaul

(of plants) clasping the stem. For example, the bracts of the henbit, Lamium amplexicaule, are amplexicaul.
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Stipules persistent, subreniform, apex acuminate-caudate, base amplexicaul, subcordate-subauriculate, tomentulose, margin glabrous, 6-12 x 3-5 mm.
5 cm wide; sheaths elliptic, apex triangular, imbricate, amplexicaul, brown, longer than the internodes; primary-bracts 0.
aureum (C4) had large involucel bracts, which were ovate or circular, and large cauline leaves, amplexicaul at base, cordate or with large ligules.