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Definition of perigynia

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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.


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