Definition of Paleae

1. palea [n] - See also: palea



Lexicographical Neighbors of Paleae

pale-browed tinamou
pale-browed tinamous
pale ale
pale blue dot
pale chrysanthemum aphid
pale coral root
pale globe
pale hypertension
pale in comparison
pale infarct
pale thrombus
pale violet
pale yellow
palea
paleaceous
paleae (current term)
paleal
paleanthropological
paleanthropology
paleate
palebuck
palebucks
paled
paleechinoidea
paleencephalon
paleface
palefaces
palegold searsid

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 involĂșcrate 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. ..."

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