Origin of glume
Examples from the Web for glume
The fourth glume is nearly half or a little more than half of the third glume, narrower, paleate; palea is elliptic.
The third glume is oblong or linear-oblong, hyaline, apex rounded, ciliate and faintly 2-nerved.
The second glume is membranous, ovate-oblong, obtuse, prominently 9-nerved.
The second glume is as long as the third, membranous, 5-nerved (rarely 3- to 7-nerved), silkily hairy.
The fourth glume is coriaceous, with a bisexual or female flower.