Glossary: wing

Definition:

  1. (in general) any flat expansion of an organ;
  2. each of the two lateral petals in the flowers of the Papilionoideae;
  3. each of the two inner, usually petaloid, sepals in the flowers of the Polygalaceae.

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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: wing.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=838, retrieved 17 October 2019

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