corymb


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flat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height

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Its leaves are pinnate with ellyptic toothed leaflets, heads are creamy yellow, in terminal corymbs with phyllaries 10 mm long.
For me, I will use anything that I find useful to see my fictive system work, will build with any apt thing around, from history to corymbs of toothpicks and painted cotton, from maps to sore feet, from quarts of crystals, tinnery and orchids to the whiskers of cats.
Their multiple flower heads, correctly known as corymbs, are actually a collection of miniature daisy flowers, flowering for up to four weeks in July and early August.
By May, there are attractive corymbs of creamy white flowers that give way eventually to big bunches of the most luscious of red berries, almost see-through like redcurrants.
The hermaphrodite flowers are produced in corymbs of 9-15, each flower about 12 to 15 mm diameter with five sepals which are three angle and flat, five white petals, 20 stamens and three or four (rarely two) styles.