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, 2008-20

Hyde, M.A. (2020). UK Flora: Glossary details: hypogynium.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=360, retrieved 16 July 2020

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