Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Arranged in two rows.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as biserial.

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  • adjective In two rows or series; biserial.

Etymologies

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bi- +‎ seriate

Examples

  • The spikelets are unilaterally biseriate on the rachis which is not jointed at the base.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _spikelets_ are biseriate, loosely imbricate, ovate, acute, pubescent or villous (sometimes quite glabrous), sessile or shortly pedicelled; the pedicels have one or two (rarely more) long hairs.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Spikelets 1 - or more-flowered, biseriate and secund on an inarticulate spike or on the spiciform branches of a slender panicle; flowers all or the lower only bisexual VI.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Spikelets are small, biseriate and crowded on one side of the spike and not jointed at the base; rachilla is slender, jointed and produced beyond the flowering glumes and bearing an imperfect glume.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _spikelets_ are about 1/8 inch excluding the awn, very shortly pedicelled, biseriate, unilateral, disarticulating above the first two glumes which are persistent, purplish or pale, 1 - to 3-flowered, usually

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • The _spikelets_ are green or purplish, 3-awned, unilaterally biseriate on the outside of the rachis, 1/10 inch excluding the awn; the

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Spikelets are unilateral, sessile, crowded, biseriate on a slender rachis with four to six glumes and 1 to 3-flowered; the rachilla is produced and disarticulating above the empty glumes.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • _spikelets_ are compressed laterally, sessile or obscurely pedicelled, imbricate, alternately biseriate on the ventral side of the rachis,

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • A spikelet; 2 and 3. the first and the second glumes; 4 and 5. the third glume and its palea 6. lodicules, ovary and stamens.] _Spikelets_ are sessile, biseriate, ovate-oblong, 1/8 to 1/6 inch long,

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

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