perianth segment

perianth segment

the individual leaves of the PERIANTH.
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Dracoscirpoides having six to seven bristle-like perianth segments (Muasya et al.
5) the development of perianth segments is unique to the Ficinia clade and has never been reported for taxa of the Cyperus clade.
Style divided into 3 deep red clavate branches, each branch 25-32 mm long, much exceeding the anthers and at least half the length of the perianth segments, arising at a point well below the base of the anthers in the throat of the flower.
The perianth segments are stiffly erect, strongly sclerotised and orange to blood red at anthesis.
The diaspores of Calectasia and Kingia are both wind-dispersed, the perianth segments in Kingia (Fig.
5 wide, pedicel 28-30 mm long; flowers resupinate, 25-28 mm diameter, overall base color of tepals and labellum yellowish with intense honey-brown continuous blotches or with confluent dark red-chocolate spots resulting in a totally red-brown flower, perianth segments of the right side of the flower spreading at 90[degrees] to the main axis of the flower, thus parallel or subparallel to each other; dorsal sepal concave, orbicular, margins undulate, 7.
3 Flowers yellowish with intense honey-brown continuous blotches or with confluent dark red-chocolate spots; perianth segments of the right side of the flower spreading at 90[degrees] to the main axis of the flower, thus parallel or subparallel to each other; central lobe of the labellum yellowish with honey-brown or dark red-chocolate tinges; plants restricted to the Candelaria and Palizada rivers, Campeche, Mexico L.
Blaser (1941) described them as organised in five fascicles corresponding with five perianth segments, an observation that we cannot confirm (Vrijdaghs et al.
2006) have revealed an adaxially situated third scale in some proximal flowers in spikelets of Hellmuthia, and these are interpreted to be perianth segments and not glumes of reduced florets as in Mapanioideae.
We expand the tribal circumscription to include characters states such as the occasional presence of floral scales and bristle-like perianth segments, observed in the Ficinia clade.