glochid

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glochid

[′glō‚kȯid]
(botany)
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N Vernacular name Reason for Naming (Tigrigna) 1 Tesmi/Tesemsema (Shum) Response after eating 2 Brki-Abo berhe (Wadwada) After a person 3 Magalla hailu (Magalla) After a person 4 Tinkish (Shenkor/Karemelle) After taste 5 Kulkual-Bahri Origin 6 Ashauh (Keyh Beles) Spine abundance and color 7 Kille (Atsamo) Pulp firmness 8 Cheguar Glochid abundance 9 Chewchawa Color and taste 10 Tsaeda Aona Color and appearance 11 Menchaba After taste 12 Limo Spine abundance 13 Lematse Cladode texture and absence of spines S.
At most, they may wear rubber or leather gloves to protect their hands from thorns and glochids.
Another common cause of skin irritation from plants stems from exposure to spines or glochids - tiny emergences of certain cacti or prickly pear plants - which can get caught in the skin and cause an itchy rash.