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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 describe the agonistic interaction between the opossum and a bat of the species Artibeus lituratus while they foraged on the same infructescences of Cecropia glaziovii and C.
were found on dry stems and leaves surrounding infructescences collected at Ziemupe, Dr E.
Plants growing in CE produced more quaternary shoots than plants in the other two vegetation types (Table 1), and an increased production of quaternary shoot led to higher infructescence production (Table 2).
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.
Subacaulescent or with a short stem up to 4 m in height, 22 cm in diameter; leaves up to 7 m long; infructescence erect to arching horizontally; fruit obovoid, symmetrical--Astrocaryum giganteum
Since the seeds of Pilea pumila are extremely small and their maturation is relatively synchronous, the number of nodes with infructescences of each individual were counted and then harvested 120 d after planting (8 October 1995) and infructescence mass was determined.
These measurements were relatively easily done, given the large size of the seeds (3 cm in diameter) and the low and constant number of seeds per infructescence (ca.
Ceroxylon Ceroxylon peruvianum echinulatum Trunk 9-12 12-20 height (m) Length of 25-60 70-75 petiole (cm) Pinnae In groups Regular insertion Pinnae In several planes In one plane and orientation notoriously pendulous Length of 63-76 72-106 middle pinnae (cm) Length of 62-90 114-166 peduncle of the infructescence (cm) Petals of Ovate-lanceolate, 4-7 Triangular-alesnate, 6,5 - 8 staminate flowers (mm) Number of 12-15 9-12 stamens Table 2.
The infructescence has the radial symmetry and large fruits typical of Werauhia species (Figure 4).
The number of fruit in each infructescence was recorded and each leaf subtending the elongating shoot bearing the focal infructescence was scored for the presence of anthracnose lesions.
We excluded the Araceae (anthuriums) from variables 1 and 2 because it was difficult to estimate fruit numbers for each infructescence.
For inflorescences receiving outcrossed pollinations, we did not detect a significant effect of damage on infructescence survival (t = 0.