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Botanical Glossary

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A nut with a persistent, cup-like structure (cupule) attached at the base consisting of numerous partially fused, overlapping, dry bracts, as in oaks (Quercus).

Scope: Fruits
Type: type
Reference: modified from K&P, p. 11

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