Caryopsis grooved, blunt and more tightly held in the palea.
The caryopsis is very narrow, and the rachilla long and feathered with hairs.
The caryopsis is shorter and more ovoid than in other Bromes.
In Lolium and Agropyrum the caryopsis is still more wheat-like and grooved.
Caryopsis 7-8 mm., less flattened than in Bromus, with a shallow groove.
The caryopsis is, however, much more slender than in Agropyrum.
Ovary 1-celled, 1-ovuled, forming a seed-like grain (caryopsis) in fruit.
Cariopsis, or Caryopsis, the one-seeded fruit or grain of Grasses, 121.
Although typical grasses form a caryopsis as described, exceptions occur.
When the word Caryopsis is employed, I mean it strictly in the botanical sense explained above.