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, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Glossary details: hypogynium.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=360, retrieved 23 May 2019

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