- of or like paper; papery.
Origin of chartaceous
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The third glume is chartaceous to sub-coriaceous and paleate.
The second glume is chartaceous, lanceolate, acuminate, 1-nerved and with a smooth rounded keel.
The first glume is chartaceous, equal in length to the second, oblong or lanceolate.
The first glume is chartaceous and the others are thin and gradually smaller.
The second glume is chartaceous, immersed in the cavity of the joint, and filling the opening.