Glossary: rhachis

Definition:

  1. the principal axis of an inflorescence above the peduncle;
  2. the axis on which the leaflets of a compound leaf are inserted.

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Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: rhachis .
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=616, retrieved 12 July 2020

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