inflorescence

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inflorescence

a specialized branching stem bearing flowers; for example, a male CATKIN. Each individual flower may be small and insignificant but collectively they can sometimes produce a large, showy structure such as is found in the lupin.
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We asked the following questions: (a) Are size structure (diameter at breast height, DBH) and infrutescence production significantly different between the two populations?
However, fruits collected showed a weight bellow the classification range or weight of the infrutescence proposed by the General Warehouses Company of the State of Sao Paulo (CEAGESP).
Whenever I detected a fruiting palm, I counted the number of palm nuts per infrutescence and took the number of fruits per palm as replicate to compare fruit availability in the four periods of the year.