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a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

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fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree

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From a morphological point of view, two main groups are distinguished within the Guayana-Highland centered genera and relatives: (1) the zygomorphic-flowered genera with epaleate, homogamous capitula of all bilabiate corollas (rarely ligulate by abortion of the inner two corolla lips) and smooth style branches (Table 8), and (2) the actinomorphic-flowered genera with epaleate to paleate, homogamous capitula of all tubular corollas and rugulose to papillose styles beyond the branches bifurcation point.
On the evening before the Octave of Pentecost, the bishops assembled in a separate meeting, in which Abelard's works (or a list of selected capitula) were read, examined upon their orthodoxy, and condemned.
Instead, we estimated proportion of capitula having set seeds (hereafter fruit set), assuming that relative fecundity was well expressed by the combination of the measurements of inflorescence size and fruit set.
Capitulescences monocephalous, terminal; capitula pedunculate, homogamous or heterogamous, radiate or disciform; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
HINSCHIUS, P., Decretales Pseudo--Isidorianae et Capitula Angilramni, Leipzig 1863 = Stuttgart 1963.
palustre from each site was cut into uniform 0.5-cm-long fragments (without capitula) and held in separate piles.
Growth and development of weeds were observed and about three weeks after the anthesis, seeds of mature capitula (completely open with inflorescence bearing a perfect disk of white and softly-tinted florets) were collected.
Estas grandes partes se subdividen a su vez en capitula. En cuanto al contenido, Beda propone una division en siete visiones, donde las primeras seis hacen referencia al tiempo de la Iglesia, mientras que la ultima lo hace a la eternidad resultante de la nueva venida de Cristo, en la parusia (Ap 21,11-22,21).
"Parthenium is a prolific weed belonging to Asteraceae family, producing thousands of small white capitula, each yielding five seeds upon reaching maturity.
It is an endemic, perennial and radiant capitula plant species.
The pink flowers are grouped in capitula surrounded by bracts bristling with spines.