Glossary beginning with S
twining to the left i.e. it is going towards your left hand as it crosses in front of the stem it is twining on.
Inflorescence structure of at least two sterile bracts with a small axis and 1-many flowers with their bract(s). Spikelet structure is variable.
True spikelets only exist in Poaceae and Cyperaceae. The bracts in these families have specialist terms: upper glume, lower glume, palea and lemna in Poaceae; spikelet bract, prophyll and floral bract in Cyperaceae. Urticle (GB) or perigynium (US) is a modified bract structure in Carex (Cyperaceae).