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Taxon
Term applied to any taxonomic group at any taxonomic rank.

Terete
Cylindric and slender, as the normal culm of a grass plant.

Terminal
Borne at or belonging to the extremity or summit; distal.

Tessilate
A surface marked with square to rectangular depressions.

Tiller
An erect, lateral shoot.

Tomentose
Vestiture of dense, short, soft, matted hairs.

Transverse
Crossing the width of an object.

Triad
A group of three, as applied to spikelets of Chrysopogon or Hordeum. Consists of a sessile spikelet and two pedicellate spikelets. In Chrysopogon this represents a reduced racemose branch.

Triangular
Three-sided.

Truncate
The apex or base of a structure that is flat or ends abruptly. It appears to be cut off.

Tuberculate
Bearing small projections or warty protuberances.

Tufted
Caespitose; bunched.

Turgid
Swollen; appearing to be filled from within.