Glossary: caryopsis

Definition:

a modified achene in which the seed and the ovary wall have become united; characteristic of the Poaceae.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-21

Hyde, M.A. (2021). UK Flora: Glossary details: caryopsis.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=117, retrieved 24 June 2021

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