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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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For each plant observed, the number of inflorescences at the time of the observation was recorded, so that the effects of inflorescence number on pollinator attraction could be determined.
Plant parts such as rhizome, leaf and inflorescence of torch ginger have been traditionally used as condiment and medicine [27].
Flower development and nectar production: Inflorescence and flower development were recorded on 20 randomly chosen individuals in the field in the 2013 flowering season.
To estimate seed production as a product of autonomous self-fertilization and to determine whether this differs between cytotypes, we applied loose-fitting mesh bagging to an entire inflorescence on six plants in each population before flowers opened.
After receiving an endogenous (hormonal) or exogenous (light, heat) signal the meristem acquires the capacity to produce an inflorescence (Colasanti & Coneva, 2009; Wellmer & Riechmann, 2010).
During the 2005-06 growing season, development of inflorescence stalks in the newly planted bulbs was first noted in the two tip-up control groups (UN and UG) during the second week of January (Week 12).
2 cm to 8 x 5 cm lamina Position and terminal, formed by axillary, solitary, architecture of the five double dichasia single dichasia inflorescence Length of the 5-16 mm [less than or equal inflorescence to] 5 mm internodes Indument of the puberalous glabrous inflorescence internodes Base of the bracts perfoliate slightly cordate, not perfoliate Shape of the corolla not inflated and with basally inflated to 5 a conspicuous neck to mm, neck obscure 3 mm long Margins of the petals entire toothed Outer surface of the densely laciniate puberalous but not petals (laciniae to 2.
Red' inflorescence in terms of colour, number and size of bract, and inflorescence yield.
In general, single applications at low doses promote lower levels of injuries associated with short periods of control of height growth and reduction in inflorescence emergence.
The chapters were collected daily in the dry weather of morning from the beginning of flowering soon after the opening of the inflorescence for three months, as recommended by Pinto and Bertolucci (2002).
Researching the occurrence of Myxomycetes in different types of microhabitats in Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Ecuador rainforests, Schnittler and Stephenson (2002) proposed the term floricolous to characterize those species that occurred more frequently on dead floral parts protected by still living inflorescence bracts of large herbs, such as those belonging to the Costaceae, Heliconiaceae, Maranthaceae and Zingiberaceae families, of the Zingiberales order.
Regarding other reasons of lesser production of mangoes this time, former president mango growers association stated that inflorescence and fruit setting both were comparatively fewer and added that that is why pollination could not take place.