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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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Then, bruchid beetles, apparently, were able to detect differences in seed densities at infructescence level.
In vitro and in vivo antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of extracts from Platycarya strobilacea infructescence. Pak.
A: part of leafy shoot; B: rhizome and stilt root; C: head of inforescence and fower; D: labellum; E: bract; F: side lobe; G: infructescence; H: fruit [Drawing by Meekiong K.].
were found on dry stems and leaves surrounding infructescences collected at Ziemupe, Dr E.
Biodiversity of saprobic microfungi associated with the infructescences of Protea species in South Africa.
In 2006 and 2007, we calculated seed production per plant by weighing all the seeds per infructescence and multiplying the number of seeds per infructescence by the average number of infructescences produced per plant over a 14-year monitoring period across Nebraska sites (Stubbendieck et.
Ideally only 24 to 36 hours elapses between harvest of the palm infructescence and its consumption as a bowl of thick cold puree.
Infructescence paniculate, elongated, conical, 9,5 cm in the widest portion, with fruiting branchlets 4, 2-5 cm long, minutely puberulent; floral bracts flat in the base of the fruit, 3 mm long, ca.
Astrocaryum aculeatissimum differs from the other species of subgenus Monogynanthus in the following characters: sheaths of dead leaves not persistent under the crown, stem heavily armed with dense spines falling with the age, infructescence pendulous, petals of the staminate flower reflexed, pistil with a long style.
This date was chosen because survival of P pumila to the infructescence harvest date was fairly low and some individuals produced infructescences and senesced before that date.