Glossary: column

Definition:

  1. (in Poaceae) the lower twisted portion of the awn;
  2. (in the Asclepiadaceae and Orchidaceae) the solid central structure formed by the union of style, stigma and stamens;
  3. (in Malvaceae) the tube of connate filaments.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-22

Hyde, M.A. (2022). UK Flora: Glossary details: column.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=146, retrieved 4 October 2022

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