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Ligulate flower

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ligulate flower a species of compound flower, the florets of which have their corollets flat, spreading out toward the end, with the base only tubular.
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Usage

In literature:

Head many-flowered; ray-flowers in several rows, narrowly ligulate, pistillate, fertile; disk-flowers with undivided style, sterile.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
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