← Grass Morphology Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- Basic unit in grasses; florets make up spikelet
- main flower stalk, single flower
- a monocotyledonous flowering plant, only one seed leaf; flowers have 3 or multiples of 3 petals; vascular tissue in stems present in bunches; long slender leaves with parallel veins
- Paired scales at the base of the ovary in grass flowers
- a light-colored band between the leaf blade and sheath on the lower side of the leaf
- Base of a leaf that wraps around the stem, as in grasses.
6 True/False Questions
palea → a light-colored band between the leaf blade and sheath on the lower side of the leaf
stolon → The pollen-producing male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of an anther and filament.
lemma → sheath or husk
culm → the hollow or pithy jointed stem or stalk of a grass, sedge or rush
awn → 1. Bristle-like appendage or elongation, generally at the tip of a larger structure. 2. Stiff, needle-like pappus element in Asteraceae.
ligule → A membranous or hairy structure on the inside of a leaf at the junction of the leaf blade and sheath