intine definition

  • noun:
    • The innermost wall surface of a spore or pollen whole grain. Also referred to as endosporium.
    • The innermost wall surface of a spore or pollen grain
    • A transparent, extensible membrane layer of severe tenuity, which types the innermost layer of grains of pollen.
    • In botany, the internal coat for the layer for the pollengrains in phenogamous plants, of spores of fungi, etc. It is a transparent, extensible membrane layer of extreme tenuity.

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