Sentence Examples with the word Palea

Best distinctions are found in the position of the embryo in relation to the endosperm - lateral in grasses, basal in Cyperaceae - and in the possession by Gramineae of the 2-nerved palea below each flower.

Opposite the flowering glume, the other two being posterior and in contact with the palea (fig.

The flower with its palea is thus sessile in the axil of a floriferous glume, and in a few grasses (Leersia (fig.