Glossary: retinaculum

Definition:

  1. (in Acanthaceae) the persistent hook-like funicle;
  2. (in Asclepiadaceae and Orchidaceae) the structure to which the pollinium is attached.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: retinaculum.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=611, retrieved 2 July 2020

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