Glossary: disk

Definition:

  1. an enlargement of the receptacle usually surrounding or surmounting the ovary, usually in the form of a ring or cushion or composed of separate gland-like parts;
  2. (of Asteraceae) the usually discoid receptacle of the capitulum.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: disk.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=227, retrieved 1 October 2020

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