Disc floret

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In the Asteraceae, a small, slender, rayless floret located within the central portion of a radiate or a discoid flower head.  Disc florets are not found in ligulate heads.  Corollas of disc florets are typically 5-parted, the 5 "petals" are fused (united) for all or part of their length. The unfused, upper portions are termed "lobes". Disc florets are commonly bisexual, but in some species may be unisexual (staminate) or sterile.

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