Definition of Paleae
1. palea [n] - See also: palea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleae
Literary usage of Paleae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"panicle effuse, pyramidal; sterile and fertile flowers intermixed; style 1; paleae with short awns j caryopsis ovate, smooth. Swamps, &c. Perm, to Car. ..."
2. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"... assimilative tissue, surrounded at the base by a few narrow, whitish or purple paleae, the receptacle conspicuously involúcrate when young and sessile. ..."
3. A Natural History of British Grasses by Edward Joseph Lowe (1864)
"... notched at the apex, the outer paleae five-ribbed, keel hirsute. The length of this Grass varies considerably, according to the support it is enabled to ..."
4. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Achenes attenuate at each end and the paleae with a shallow notch. ... Pappus-paleae 5, mostly short, abruptly or gradually passing into the scabrous awn. ..."
5. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Receptacle chaffy; style or style-branches of the hermaphrodite sterile flowers not truncate. Pistillate flowers all subtended by paleae and without pappus. ..."