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  • 1, single spikelet; 2, single flower with awned plume and palea; 3, pistil; 4, grain.
  • Cap. 2) distinguishes the Meleagris from the Gallina Africana or Numidica, the latter having, he says, a red wattle (palea, a reading obviously preferable to galea), while it was blue in the former.
  • In immediate relation with the flower itself, and often entirely concealing it, is the palea or pale (" upper pale " of most systematic agrostologists).
  • The flower with its palea is thus sessile in the axil of a floriferous glume, and in a few grasses (Leersia (fig.
  • 1, Piptatherum, with the palea p; 2, Poa; 3, Oryza; 1, Lodicule.

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