Perigynium

Per`i·gyn'i·um noun ; plural Perigynia . [ New Latin See Perigynous .] (Botany) Some unusual appendage about the pistil, as the bottle-shaped body in the sedges, and the bristles or scales in some other genera of the Sedge family, or Cyperaceæ .
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Perigynium

• (n.) Some unusual appendage about the pistil, as the bottle-shaped body in the sedges, and the bristles or scales in some other genera of the Sedge family, or Cyperaceae.
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perigynium

(from the article `Cyperaceae`) ...In many instances, the achenes have no obvious dispersal mechanism and are probably eaten and dispersed by birds and small mammals. In Carex, the ...
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Perigynium

The saclike or scalelike structure that completely encloses the ovary (achene) in Carex.
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Perigynium

A sac-like structure enclosing the pistil and, at maturity, the achene in Carex.
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Perigynium

A sac-like structure enclosing the pistil in Carex.
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perigynium

a flask-like papery structure that surrounds the ovary in Carex (plural, perigynia).
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Perigynium

The sac or utricle that incloses the ovary or achene in Carex; it is sometimes inflated.
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