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  • Catkin; a, (X about io.) B, C. Grand' Euryi.
  • In the catkin shown in longitudinal section in fig.
  • - A, Male catkin in longitudinal section: a, axis; b, bracts; c, d, filaments of stamens, bearing the pollen-sacs (e and f) at the top; v, apex of axis.
  • - Amentum or catkin of Hazel (CorylusAvellana), consisting of an axis or rachis covered with bracts in the form of scales, each of which covers a male flower, the stamens of which are seen projecting beyond the scale.
  • The catkin falls off in a mass, separating from the branch by an articulation.
 

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