Glossary: hypogynium

Definition:

(in Cyperaceae) the basal part of the nutlet by which it is attached to the cupule within the glumes. In some species, not differentiated from the nutlet, in others it is distinct.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Glossary details: hypogynium.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=360, retrieved 25 April 2017

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