The flowering glumes are always shorter than the empty glumes, and are hyaline.
Semi-hyaline: hyaline in part only: not altogether transparent.
The vessels are often partly filled with a hyaline mass, in which, at a later date, a fine black pigment appears.
The third glume is hyaline, thin, oblong, obtuse and nerveless.
The fourth glume is narrow linear, hyaline with two very fine lobes at the apex with an awn between, 7/16 inch long.
The second glume is as long as the first hyaline, oblong and obtuse.
Spores of Biatorina chalybeia to illustrate the 2-celled, hyaline type.
The third glume is hyaline, empty, nerveless and without a palea.
The second glume is a little longer than the first but shorter than the third, broadly ovate or suborbicular, hyaline, 5-nerved.
The third glume is hyaline, linear-oblong, 2-nerved ciliate.
hyaline hy·a·line (hī'ə-lĭn, -līn')
Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy. n.
Something that is translucent or transparent.
Variant of hyalin.