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palea

[′pā·lē·ə]
(botany)
The upper, enclosing bract of a grass flower.
A chaffy scale found on the receptacle of the disk flowers of some composite plants.
(invertebrate zoology)
One of the enlarged flattened setae forming the operculum of the tube of certain polychaete worms.
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Anual, con canas de 0,20-1 m de altura, erguida; laminas foliares planas, de 5-20 cm de largo por 3-8 mm de ancho; inflorescencia terminal solitaria, compuesta por numerosos racimos de 3-10 cm de largo, con el eje de la inflorescencia de 7-30 cm de largo; espiguillas 2-3 floras, de 1,5-2,5 mm de largo; glumas mas o menos iguales, tan largas como la espiguilla, acuminadas; lema inferior de 1-1,4 mm de largo finamente ciliada en la quilla y margenes; lemas superiores similares, pero progresivamente mas pequenas; palea casi tan larga como la lema.
3, 4): large, wrinkled palea; tegular apophysis with strong scleritization on dorsal tip; slightly curved embolus lying in distally elongated tegular lobe; transparent terminal apophysis protruding from palea over the conductor and embolus when viewed dorsally; tegulum devoid of major topography or scleritization; no macrosetae on tip.
Espiguillas obovoides, menos comunmente elipsoides, marcadamente plano-convexas, gluma inferior ausente, gluma superior ausente, reducida a una membrana escuamiforme o llegando a % del largo de la espiguilla, dejando al descubierto el dorso del antecio superior; lema inferior 3-5-nervia, hialina, con los nervios marcados, los margenes no abarcando el antecio superior; palea inferior y flor inferior ausentes; antecio superior marcadamente plano-convexo, endurecido, pajizo, castano o con manchas castanas a la madurez, fuertemente papiloso, con papilas que ocupan toda la superficie (Fig.
13): very prominent palea region projecting beyond the cymbium; lunar plate of the subtegulum conspicuous, overlaps portion of basal haematodocha: linear portions of embolus and terminal apophysis near their tips are not perpendicular to the median apophysis, but rather angled.
1] moisture content), the spikes of each breeding line and cultivar were hand harvested, and the lowest right floret of all spikelets on the spike was dissected into individual floral components (rachis, glume, lemma, palea, and seed) and identified by spikelet location.
The referendum would only determine whether or not PALEA members support the package offered by PAL management to save the airline.
Other respondents were Alnem Alfredo Varona, Pretencio Ambrocio Palad, Alfred Ramiso, Ramon Patrick Salud, Epifanio Bagsic, Emmanuel Gan, Renato Rivera, Arthur Apostol, Alan Mindo and Eugene Soriano, all former officers of the Palea.
El clado F esta apoyado por los estados de caracter palea inferior membranacea (car.
The Philippine Airlines union PALEA is also asking the Secretary Bello to expedite the labor inspection report on the use of contract workers in the national flag carrier.
2 million, from Palea union members in exchange for reversing an unfavorable resolution by the investigating prosecutor.
This delegation from the Equatorial Guinea Telecommunications Infrastructure Management (GITGE) body, made up of over ten members, and led by the Deputy Director General of the body, Oscar Ondo Ngomo Nchama, left Malabo International Airport for Annobn on the morning of Tuesday 30th, specifically to San Antonio de Palea, to inspect and monitor the studies carried out by the companies ALCATEL and SOMAGEC, regarding the laying of Fibre Optics cable which will supply telecommunications services to the province.