Definition of Glochids
1. glochid [n] - See also: glochid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glochids
Literary usage of Glochids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1920)
"... aréoles never producing glochids ; spines usually present (rare or wanting in most epiphytic genera and in a few species of other genera), ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"Trees and shrubs: sts. and branches cylindrical: Ivs. large, flat, and persistent: aréoles bearing spines and glochids: fr. usually red: seeds covered with ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"... but the circular fronds are furnished with dense bundles of minute spicules or glochids. The highly colored reddish joints and the delicately tinted ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1908)
"The spines and glochids of the cacti do undoubtedly lessen the ravages of grazing animals to some extent, but no ground is afforded for the conclusion that ..."
5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"... formidably protected with small circular areoles containing bunches of reddish brown glochids surrounded by the blackened ends of the wool. ..."
6. Notes on Some Upper Cretaceous Volutidae, with Descriptions of New Species by William Healey Dall (1908)
"young branches spineless or with a single short spine ; glochids numerous, brownish ; leaves glabrous, orbicular to ovate, 3 cm. long by 2 to 2.5 cm. broad, ..."