Glossary: retinaculum

Definition:

  1. (in Acanthaceae) the persistent hook-like funicle;
  2. (in Asclepiadaceae and Orchidaceae) the structure to which the pollinium is attached.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Glossary details: retinaculum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=611, retrieved 22 May 2019

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