Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Botany
Phyllospadix FEMALE FLOWERS

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Phylospadix spadix

FLOWER: includes the spathe, spadix, and fruits.

SPATHE: leaf tissue that protects fruits during development.

SPADIX: boat-shaped, holds maturing fruits.

 

 

 

 



Phyllospadix pages copyright Erika Marin-Spiotta 1996.
Last updated: Feb. 05, 2009