apocolpium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

apo- +‎ colpium

Noun[edit]

apocolpium (plural apocolpia)

  1. (palynology) The region near the pole of some pollen grains which is bounded by the lines connected the colpal apices.
    • 1952, Gunnar Erdtman, Pollen Morphology and Plant Taxonomy[1], edition 1986 ed., ISBN 9004081224, page 14:
      The apocolpia (one at the proximal, the other at the distal pole) comprise the rest of the (non-apertural) surface.

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