inflorescence

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  • noun

Synonyms for inflorescence

the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms

the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk

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Patterns of fruit and seed set within inflorescences of Pancratium maritimum (Amaryllidaceae): nonuniform pollination, resource limitation, or architectural effects?
Perhaps the dry spring in 2013 negatively impacted flowering because inflorescences typically are produced in May (Homoya 1993).
We captured 482 visitors from the 102 inflorescences harvested in the study.
The first contrast provided insight if a particular size of inflorescence could have advantage in seed set, and the last two how components of reproductive yield may attract the weevil to B.
By characterizing the activity of thousands of genes involved in the flowering process of tomato, Lippman and members of his laboratory revealed a "molecular clock" coordinating whether meristems give rise to branched or unbranched inflorescences.
Nectar and flower production of Lobelia telekii inflorescences, and their influence on territorial behaviour of the Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia johnstoni).
The inflorescence of blowout penstemon is a thyrse characterized by a series of pairs of opposite leafy bracts subtending individual cymes, called verticillasters, of two to eight flowers (Great Plains Flora Association 1986).
The inflorescences were harvested in the morning at the experimental field (23[degrees]23'S Longitude 51[degrees]11'W; mean altitude of 566 m).
A section of color plates offers visualization of phenotypes of barley inflorescences, a chart of the Kurtford conversion, storage options, seeds of 20 different landrace barley accessions from Ethiopia, various views of blights and infections, and a gallery of food products.
The bulk of each entry is made up of detailed descriptive sections on the plant's habit, habitat and origin; its seedling characteristics; the mature plant characteristics--including its roots, stems, inflorescences, flowers, and fruits; any special identifying features; and its toxic properties.
We also drove past tall flowering Guzmania gloriosa with yellow and red inflorescences held up above their dark green leaves, growing on the impossibly steep slopes.
True to their name, star clusters produce inflorescences of many small five-pointed stars ("penta" means five in Greek).
inflorescences are subject to predation by small jumping spiders (Salticidae), principal among them being middle-instar Pelegrina insignis (Banks 1892).