cymose


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cymose

(of an inflorescence) having growing parts that end in flowers, as a result of which the combined growth depends on the production of lateral growing points; the oldest part of the inflorescence is thus at the apex.
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The cymose branching may repeat itself from the axillary bud of the prophylls in each flowering axis of the following order, and then some partial florescences (cymes) may show a complex structure (Rua, 1999).
Erect plants with broad leaves; capitulescences monocephalous to cymose with numerous capitula.
Capitulescences cymose, glomerate, axillary or terminal; capitula long-pedunculate to subsessile, homogamous, one-flowered; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
Also in the Alismataceae and the related Limnocharitaceae it is common to find cymose clusters of flowers in which the cymose development is terminated by the formation of a vegetative bud (Charlton, 1973; Wilder, 1974a).
The LFY/FLO homologs are essential for normal development in plants with cymose inflorescences (the sympodial growth of the Solonaceae) and racemose inflorescences (simple and compound).
Stebbins (1974) has argued that a cymose inflorescence was basal in the angiosperms.
Inflorescence solitary or cymose (usually dichasial, rarely monochasial), seldom racemose; bracteoles may be present even large and foliar or connate and adnate to the calyx (Zonanthus).
Inflorescence terminal or axillary, solitary (Desfontainia) or cymose (usually a dichasia), rarely spikes, racemes and panicles.