Glossary: imbricate

Definition:

  1. overlapping like tiles;
  2. in a flower bud when one sepal or petal is wholly internal and one wholly external and the others overlapping at the edge only.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-23

Hyde, M.A. (2023). UK Flora: Glossary details: imbricate.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=363, retrieved 1 February 2023

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