Glossary: glume

Definition:

  1. (in Poaceae) an empty scale at the base of the spikelet; usually there are two, the lower glume and the upper glume;
  2. (in Cyperaceae) a single scale subtending each flower

No image

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Botswana: Glossary details: glume.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=333, retrieved 18 February 2018

Site software last modified: 4 February 2018 9:11pm
Terms of use