Antonyms for caryopsis
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CARYOPSIS
Caryopsis grooved, blunt and more tightly held in the palea.
Caryopsis 7-8 mm., less flattened than in Bromus, with a shallow groove.
The caryopsis is shorter and more ovoid than in other Bromes.
In Lolium and Agropyrum the caryopsis is still more wheat-like and grooved.
The caryopsis is very narrow, and the rachilla long and feathered with hairs.
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.