Definition of Inflorescence. Meaning of Inflorescence. Synonyms of Inflorescence

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Definition of Inflorescence

Inflorescence
Inflorescence In`flo*res"cence, n. [L. inflorescens, p. pr. of inflorescere to begin to blossom; pref. in- in + florescere to begin to blossom: cf.F. inflorescence. See Florescent.] 1. A flowering; the putting forth and unfolding of blossoms. 2. (Bot.) (a) The mode of flowering, or the general arrangement and disposition of the flowers with reference to the axis, and to each other. (b) An axis on which all the flower buds. Inflorescence affords an excellent characteristic mark in distinguishing the species of plants. --Milne. Centrifugal inflorescence, determinate inflorescence. Centripetal inflorescence, indeterminate inflorescence. See under Determinate, and Indeterminate.

Meaning of Inflorescence from wikipedia

- An inflorescence, in a flowering plant, is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a system of branches...
- The following is a list of the largest inflorescences known from plants that produce seeds. List of world records held by plants List of largest seeds...
- (/reɪˈsiːm, rə-/) or racemoid is an unbranched, indeterminate type of inflorescence bearing flowers having short floral stalks along the shoots that bear...
- Diospyros eriantha bud Inflorescence bud of the common sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Inflorescence bud of Acanthus balcanicus Inflorescence bud of the parrot...
- name for these plants, aron. The flowers are borne on a poker-shaped inflorescence called a spadix, which is partially enclosed in a spathe or leaf-like...
- A panicle is a much-branched inflorescence. Some authors distinguish it from a compound spike inflorescence, by requiring that the flowers (and fruit)...
- the inflorescence. Such inflorescences are described as pedicellate. Pedicel refers to a structure connecting a single flower to its inflorescence. In...
- especially one ****ociated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis or cone scale. Bracts are usually different from foliage leaves;...
- fruiting bodies formed from a cluster of flowers, the inflorescence. Each flower in the inflorescence produces a fruit, but these mature into a single m****...
- in the family Araceae. It has the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world. The inflorescence of the talipot palm, Corypha umbraculifera, is larger...