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a compacted or sessile cyme

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This large number of glomerules, spread evenly from the bottom to the top of the stems, is typical of T.
Inflorescences of 2-8 erect to oblique sessile glomerules, well spaced on a rachis 4-15 cm long; bracts 3-8 mm long, slender; peduncles absent or nearly so.
Receptacles are said zygocarpic (composed or mixed), malacocarpic (cylindrical and smooth) or acanthocarpic (spiny), qualified of carpophylles or pseudocarpophylles, arranged in cymes, racemes or glomerules.
SLE can result in kidney failure due to glomerulonephritis, a deterioration of the glomerules that "filter" the blood, retaining nutrients and discarding wastes.