Glossary: ray

Definition:

  1. (in Apiaceae) one of the primary branches of a compound umbel;
  2. (in Asteraceae) the strap-shaped extension borne in some cases by the marginal florets.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: ray.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=601, retrieved 26 October 2020

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