glume (Plural: glumes)

  1. A glume is a basal bract in the flowers of grasses (Poaceae) and sedges (Cyperaceae). Specifically, it is a basal, membranous, outer sterile husk or bract in grass flowers that do not stand directly at the flower base. In grasses, two glumes enclose a spikelet. In sedges, a glume subtends each flower (or several in a small cluster).

5 letters in word "glume": E G L M U.

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Words found within glume:

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