achene


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a·chene

(ă-kēn')
A small one-seeded fruit.
[G. a- priv., + chainō, to yawn]

achene

a small, dry, INDEHISCENT, one-seeded fruit with a thin PERICARP seen, for example, on the surface of strawberry ‘fruits’. See Fig. 7 .
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2, with slightly larger leaves, 3-5 leaflets per leaf, leaflets broadly lanceolate, and with larger achenes (5.
The weather (mainly the temperature and precipitation during the achene filling period) affected the linoleic acid content of hybrids.
Germination time differs among achene types, usually occurring with rainy weather in April, May, or June, though it has been documented as early as February.
When the rachilla is not articulate, usually each achene falls singly like its glume, detaching from the base to the spikelet apex (Cyperus s.
Drought stress showed significant decrease in achene oil content and this decrease was further pronounced when drought employed at flower initiation than at bud initiation.
In case of sulphur doses, 30 kg/ha elemental sulphur produced maximum thousand achene weight (53.
5) mm long, globose to ovoid, with obtuse, apiculate apex, conspicuously pitted, white or gray, with tufts or lines of minute, yellowish to purplish hairs; hypogynium distinctly 3-lobed, the lobes oblong to lanceolate, apex obtuse to subacute, appressed to achene base.
cordillerana are unclear and the species can not be placed into any one of the subgenera of Eleocharis recognized by Gonzalez-Elizondo and Peterson (1997), The glossy surface of the achenes and the floral scales that fall before the achenes remind of those in Eleocharis uniflora Seberg, another species of uncertain affinities originally described into a separate genus (as Chillania pusilla Roiv.
Perianth bristles usually 6, subequal, most of them well exceeding the middle of the achene body .