Definition of pappusCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by talinum:
The hairs or bristles that are attached to an achene. It helps to disperse the seeds. Example: thistle, dandelion.
Definition as written by Floridian:
The modified calyx found in many members of the Asteraceae family
Definition as written by BittysGarden:
A modification of the calyx that consists of hairs,awns,bristles or scales on the flowers and fruits of composites.
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