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synonyms for caryopsis

  • kernel
  • achene
  • stone
  • utricle
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As an illustration of the caryopsis, the grain of Andropogon Sorghum may be studied.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
Caryopsis grooved, blunt and more tightly held in the palea.
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Caryopsis 7-8 mm., less flattened than in Bromus, with a shallow groove.
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The caryopsis is shorter and more ovoid than in other Bromes.
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In Lolium and Agropyrum the caryopsis is still more wheat-like and grooved.
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The caryopsis is very narrow, and the rachilla long and feathered with hairs.
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The caryopsis is, however, much more slender than in Agropyrum.
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Ovary 1-celled, 1-ovuled, forming a seed-like grain (caryopsis) in fruit.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Digraphis differs in the stout caryopsis, smaller size, double hair-tuft.
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Aira is distinguished by the awn: Agrostis by the very different pale and caryopsis.
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WORDS RELATED TO CARYOPSIS

  • achene
  • caryopsis
  • kernel
  • stone
  • utricle
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