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corymb

a type of RACEME in which the pedicals shorten towards the apex, as a result of which flowers occur at approximately the same level and produce a flat top.
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Inflorescence corymb, 5-7 flowered; peduncle tomentose in young condition, quickly hairless; Hypanthium campanulate, abaxially hairless or rarely tomentose.
Inflorescence axillary and terminal, a pyramidal panicle with flowers ultimately borne in umbels or corymbs of 4-6, the congestion variable with the proximal pair often separated by up to 2 mm from the terminal cluster, the axes thinly golden- or brownish-sericeous; inflorescence axes often 2 or 3 in same axil, arrayed vertically; bracts 0.5-1 mm long, ovate, appressed, eglandular or occasionally bearing a pair of tiny marginal glands near base; peduncle 1.5-3 mm long, always distinctly shorter than pedicel; bracteoles 0.4-0.7 mm long, ovate, appressed, eglandular or not infrequently bearing a pair of tiny marginal glands near base, borne very low on peduncle, up to 0.5 mm above bract; pedicel 3.5-5 mm long.
Description: White, star-shaped flowers in tight racemes and corymb clusters at the top of leafless stems.
Chrysosplenium often has a single flower, but, because some species have compound inflorescences of the corymb type (Ohwi, 1965), we have coded this as basic to the genus, assuming that the solitary flowers are a reduced derivative.
Any arrangement of more than one flower on a stem, for example, corymb, cyme, and panicle.
Inflorescences in racemes, spikes, corymbs or glomerules of triads, bracteates, axillary to terminal.
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.
Its leaves are pinnate with ellyptic toothed leaflets, heads are creamy yellow, in terminal corymbs with phyllaries 10 mm long.
Unique Characteristics: Form consists of flat or domed corymbs of flowers; several colors are available; cultivar shown is typically available as a bedding plant and shorter than others sold as commercial cut flower.
Kalmia latifolia produces flowers clustered in corymbs, and one plant can have thousands of flowers open at one time (with an average of 20 flowers distributed on each of [greater than]500 inflorescences; M.
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.
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.