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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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In their petition for review, Palea said the case was in the nature of a Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suit in order to intimidate, harass, and stifle the rights of the respondents-appellants in the exercise of their constitutionally-protected rights.
Link & Rosseto (1972) reported that the susceptibility of genotypes can be defined through the evaluation of grains with respect to the existence of fissures between the palea and the lemma.
Lemma del antecio inferior ligeramente mayor que la lemma del antecio superior; palea del antecio inferior presente, de 2-4 mm (excepcionalmente ausente); panoja [+ o -] laxa, con el eje principal visible entre las espiguillas; relacion largo/ancho de la inflorescencia igual o mayor a 10 (sin considerar las setas) .
castano-claro, brillante, glabro en toda su extension (tanto en la lema superior como en la palea superior), finamente papiloso en toda su extension, las papilas simples, numerosas, densa y longitudinalmente dispuestas; la lema superior cubre ca.
El tubo esta constituido por particulas minerales y fragmentos de conchas (Gram, 1968) que son transportadas a lo largo de los tentaculos de la corona hasta el organo constructor (Stewart et al, 2004), seleccionadas de acuerdo a su composicion y forma (Gruet y Bodeur, 1994), manipuladas por las paleas operculares (Zale y Merrifield, 1989), y mantenidas solidamente unidas por un biocemento proteinico espumoso con presencia de calcio, magnesio y fosforo (Stewart et al.
This is a warning against lockout practices," said PALEA in a statement, but added that the rally was also meant to mark its anniversary.
It arrived at the small coastal town of Palea Fokea and according to a press release by the Juliano, the ship is the only ship from the flotilla so far that has been allowed to leave the port of Piraeus legally.
For example, abundance of Nitzschia palea in a pond indicated polluted water quality (Duong et al.
The surrendered Maoists have been identified as Suru alias Usha Palea, Laxmi alias Sambari Hessa, Bikram alias Jaysingh Gagarai and Ramesh Gagrai alias Avinash.
The airline said that it will operate according to published schedules and all ticket offices and other sales and airport facilities will maintain regular business operations in PALEA go ahead with industrial action.
The species is placed into Hogna based on similarities of the palpal structure, specifically the similar median apophysis shape, the two-part terminal apophysis, and the palea shape.
The kernels remain in the lemma and palea after threshing.