a.1.Bearing grain, or seeds like grain.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The stem was characterised by unusual xylem conducting cells known as graniferous tracheary elements.
Though the function of these graniferous tracheary elements is not fully known, early works by Benson 1910 as reported by Fineran [12] suggested that they serve the function of both the phloem and the xylem conducting elements and called them "phloeotracheides." It was the research work of Fineran that later classified these cells as graniferous tracheary elements as it is known till date.
Fineran, "Graniferous tracheary elements in haustoria of root parasitic angiosperms," The Botanical Review, vol.