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Pedicel  [ Botany ]
Synonym:
Pedicle

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  A pedicel is the short stalk or branches of a single  floret that is part of an inflorescence, (above the subtending  bract  or leaf);  
     
Bracteoles are sometimes present on a pedicel.

Compare with peduncle

     

 

 

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