Glossary: wing

Definition:

  1. (in general) any flat expansion of an organ;
  2. each of the two lateral petals in the flowers of the Papilionoideae;
  3. each of the two inner, usually petaloid, sepals in the flowers of the Polygalaceae.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-23

Hyde, M.A. (2023). UK Flora: Glossary details: wing.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=838, retrieved 5 February 2023

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