Sentence Examples


  • - Spikelet of Oat, A.
  • - Spikelet of Wild Oat, sativa, with two fertile florets, A.
  • Only the middle spikelet of each triplet is fertile; the ear has therefore only two longitudinal rows of grain, and the spikes are strongly compressed laterally.
  • They are called " huitzilin " (spikelet) by the 'Aztecs, and " colibri," " chupaflor " and " chupa-miel " (floweror honey-sucker), and " pajaromosca " (fly-bird) by the Spanish-speaking Mexicans.
  • 1, single spikelet; 2, single flower with awned plume and palea; 3, pistil; 4, grain.

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