Lodicule



[lod-i-kyool] /ˈlɒd ɪˌkyul/

noun, Botany.
1.
one of the specialized scales at the base of the ovary of certain grass flowers.
/ˈlɒdɪˌkjuːl/
noun
1.
any of two or three minute scales at the base of the ovary in grass flowers that represent the corolla
lodicule
(lŏd’ĭ-kyl’)
One of two or three small rounded bodies at the base of the carpel of a grass flower. The swelling of the lodicules forces apart the flower’s bracts, exposing the flower’s reproductive organs.

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