partial inflorescence

partial inflorescence

a part of a branched inflorescence.
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However, other authors have considered the distal group of branches as the ultimate inflorescence (Thomas, 1992; Strong, 2001; Alves, 2003) or the terminal flowering unit (Reznicek, 1990); while the lateral branches produced at the axil of normal leaves with developed blade and sheath have been named lateral or partial inflorescence (Guaglianone, 1996; Alves, 2003) or lateral flowering unit (Reznicek, 1990).
One of the characters they analyzed was the partial inflorescence structure, for which they recognized only two states: there may be present only fertile flowers and modified sterile flowers.
Butzin (1977) holds that the bristle is the sterile end of a partial inflorescence axis.
A rhipidium is a (cymously) built partial inflorescence in which the prophyll of a lateral axis subtends a new lateral axis, each axis ending in a flower.
For example, the presence of glume-like bracts subtending a rudimentary lateral axis in the proximal part of the spikelet in Hellmuthia allowed us to homologize a spikelet in Hellmuthia with a partial inflorescence (Vrijdaghs et al.
As a result, in Cariceae, a male, female, or bisexual "spikelet" is always homologous with a compound partial inflorescence.
1979a Development of the female flower and gynecandrous partial inflorescence of Myrica californica Canad.
Sori in dense groups in congested partial inflorescences (witches' brooms); long cylindrical, curved; 0.
partial inflorescences, kernels, or organs of male flowers; galls formed by hypertrophic, parenchymatic host tissue; sometimes more than 10 cm large; yellow-white to reddish; later rupturing.
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