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cyme

a CYMOSE inflorescence.
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It is more like Ascarina than Hedyosmum in having single flowers in the axils of bracts rather than cymes (i.e., spikes rather than thyrses), but more like Hedyosmum in having a perianth adnate to the carpel.
But after Cymes' claims, the university is now conducting an inquiry using outside experts into the contents of 20 boxes found in its collection which bear Hirt's name.
This situation is found in the inflorescences like racemes and cymes of families Cucurbitaceae and Euphorbiaceae and some members of the Rutaceae, Tiliaceae, etc.
All flowers are in clusters of cymes, males with numerous stamens with branched fillet and females with tricarpel ovaries and long reddish styles.
Inflorescence few to many flowered, lateral cymes or glomerules, 1.0-2.5 mm diam., bracts leaf like, 3-5 mm, elliptic, apex blunt, margins crenate-dentate; perianth 5, greenish, erect, hirsute, glandular, 0.5-0.75 x 0.2.0.3 mm, sessile or sub-sessile; stamens 0-1, stigma 2.
Small, orange-yellow flowers are borne in dense cymes in the leaf axils.
While the flowers are small (about 3.5 mm in diameter), they are numerous, clustered in axillary cymes (Fig.
The inflorescence of blowout penstemon is a thyrse characterized by a series of pairs of opposite leafy bracts subtending individual cymes, called verticillasters, of two to eight flowers (Great Plains Flora Association 1986).
Flowers are in many flowered irregular corymbose cymes, white or violet coloured tinge.
indica (Schumann, 1886; Scott, 1978; Verdoorn, 1981; Thulin, 1998) were: cymes heteromorphic, calyces unorderly, half (Scott, 1978) to none (Scott, 1978; Thulin, 1998) of the normal nearly completely fused stamen filament fusion lengths, a stipitate distended arcuate pistil, ovary abnormally shaped and stigma composite-nodular.