perigynium definition

  • noun:
    • Any strange appendage across the pistil, like the bottle-shaped body inside sedges, or even the bristles and machines in some other genera of the sedge household.
    • Some strange appendage towards pistil, since the bottle-shaped body in the sedges, plus the bristles or machines in some various other genera of this Sedge family, or Cyperace√¶.
    • In botany, the hypogynous bristles, scales, or a more or less inflated sac, which surround the pistil in a lot of Cyperace√¶.
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