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adj. Botany
Having no bracts.

[New Latin ēbracteātus : Latin ē-, ex-, ex- + Latin bractea, gold leaf, bract.]
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(??br?kt??e?t; -t??t)
(Botany) (of plants) having no bracts
[C19: from New Latin ebracteātus; see e-1, bracteate]
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Adj.1.ebracteate - without bracts
bracteate, bracted - having bracts
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(2000a, 2011) argued that the Pennipollis plant was a monocot, since some Alismatales (including some Araceae) have pollen with a similar loose reticulum and granular infratectal layer, and some have ebracteate male flowers reduced to one stamen.
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