Photo by Melody

Definition of perigynia

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by jamyers:

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 Cyperace[ae]. (pl. perigynia; sing. perigynium)

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.


Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden


Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Tour | Contact Us ]

Back to the top


 

Hope for America