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a.1.(Biol.) Having two keel-like projections, as the upper palea of grasses.
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9 cm long, 8-9 cm in diameter (excluding the petals), apex rounded and bearing an apical coma of small sterile bracts; floral bracts suborbicular, navicular, thick-coriaceous and lignified along the median zone, membranaceous near the basal margins, bicarinate to tricarinate, enfolding the ovary, pale yellowish-castaneous except for the whitish marginal area, outside densely and coarsely white-lepidote, inside glabrous, apex acuminate and long-mucronate, 35-40 mm long, including the 10-13 mm long pale castaneous suberect mucron, 20-29 mm wide, equaling 3/4 of petals length.
7 mm long, 11-12 mm wide at apex, complanate, bicarinate, glabrous, greenish, placentation apical; ovules caudate, epigynous tube crateriform, ca.
5, ovate, (Ecuador) spreading, acuminate, ovate, 4-7 cm bicarinate, long, red unicarinate sometimes with toward dark apex, red to edges, much purple shorter than spikes T.