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glume

the chaffy scale that encloses the spikelets of grass or the flowers of sedges.
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Each lateral spikelet emerges from the axillary bud of a bract, bearing a prophyll and a varying number of glumes arranged on an open axis (rachilla); some or all of these glumes develop an axillary flower, so some taxa have empty glumes, while in other taxa each glume carries a flower.
Spikelets with unequal and acuminate glumes; lower glume 2-2.
4 mm long, clavate, with bulbous, truncate to rounded tips, ascending and appressed; first glume 0.
3), longer and wider first and second glumes, longer first and second glume awns, longer and wider lemmas and lemma awns (Table 2).
In species of Scleria, the glumes are disposed distichously in the pistillate spikelets, while the subandrogynous spikelet, staminate spikelet, and androgynous spikelet have one proximal portion with glumes disposed distichously and one distal portion with glumes disposed spirally (Camelbeke, 2002; Ahumada & Vegetti, 2009); this arrangement of the glumes is also characteristic of the bisexual spikelets of Abildgaardia ovata.
In the distal part of a spikelet in Lepidosperma tetraquetrum, the flowers are dislocated with respect to their subtending glumes (Fig.
Although HT621 is not suitable for cultivation due to its brittle rachis, hard glumes, and excessive height, it is adapted to Mediterranean environments.
Glumes are spirally or distichously arranged in the spikelets, apart from some reduced species in which the arrangement is obscure.
Trait Code Ear diameter, mm EDI number of kernels NKE type of grain (1-9 scale) TGR anthocyanin coloration of glumes of cob AGC anthocyanin coloration of silks (1-9 scale) ACS color of dorsal side of grain (1-9 scale) CDG color of tip of grain (1-9 scale) CTG length, mm ELG number of rows of grain NGR days to silk emergence TSE Kernels thousand kernel weight, g TKW grain yield, Mg [ha.
The inflorescence of Jerome is awned, middense, tapered, with glumes that are midwide, long, and with elevated shoulders and acuminate beaks.
Awns are long and rough, rachilla hairs are long, hairs on glumes are banded, and glume awns are rough.