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glume  chaff
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In botany, a glume is a bract below a spikelet in the inflorescence of grasses or the flowers of sedges. Wikipedia
Chaff is the dry, scaly protective casing of the seeds of cereal grains, or similar fine, dry, scaly plant material such as scaly parts of flowers, or finely chopped straw. Wikipedia
Dry, scaly, inedible plant material, especially that surrounding edible grain Wikipedia Disambiguation
One of a pair of inflorescence bracts that is part of a spikelet and subtends the two florets. Found in Poaceae and Cyperaceae. Glumes subtend the pair of florets while a lemma or palea subtend the individual florets. Wikidata
Protective casings of the seeds of cereal grain Wikidata
A basal, membranous, outer sterile husk or bract in the flowers of grasses (Poaceae) and sedges (Cyperaceae). Wiktionary
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