Definition of Glumes

1. Noun. (plural of glume) ¹



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Definition of Glumes

1. glume [n] - See also: glume

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glumes

gluino
gluinos
gluish
glulam
glulams
glulisine
glum
glumaceous
glumal
glume
glumed
glumelike
glumella
glumellas
glumelle
glumes (current term)
glumly
glummer
glummest
glummy
glumness
glumnesses
glump
glumped
glumpier
glumpiest
glumpily
glumping
glumpish
glumps

Literary usage of Glumes

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1. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"Spikelets 2 to many-flowered, variously paniculate or rarely racemose : flowering glumes awnless or terminated by one to many awns.— FL. ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... which are nearly inclosed in the glumes; this is common westw and extends ... glumes conspicuously 6-7- nerved, the margins thin and widened above the ..."

3. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1881)
"glumes light-red brown. Wolf Tail. 'Head 9 to 10 inches long, ... glumes open. Similar to the Honduras, except in the deep brown glumes and III. ..."

4. The Student's Flora of the British Islands by Joseph Dalton Hooker (1884)
"glumes 4 or fewer, the terminal only bearing a 2-sexual flower, rarely a lower one ... glumes 4. Pedicels of spikelets naked or hairy 1. Panicum. glumes 4. ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1906)
"Empty glumes two ; perfect flowers two in each spikelet (28) ... Empty glumes three ; perfect flower one in each spikelet. 4. glumes ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1856)
"Digitaria—spikes branched, spikelets alternate on one side, glumes very unequal. ** Spikelets with one or two perfect florets, sometimes with one or ..."

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