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racemose

 [ra´sĕ-mōs]
shaped like a bunch of grapes on its stalk.

rac·e·mose

(ras'ĕ-mōs), Avoid the mispronunciation rās'mōs.
Branching, with nodular terminations; resembling a bunch of grapes.
[L. racemosus, full of clusters]

racemose

/rac·e·mose/ (ras´ĭ-mōs) shaped like grapes on their stem.

racemose

(răs′ə-mōs′)
adj.
1. Botany Resembling or borne in a raceme.
2. Anatomy Having a structure of clustered parts. Used of glands.

rac′e·mose′ly adv.

racemose

[ras′əmōs′]
Etymology: L, racemus
like a bunch of grapes. The term is used in describing a structure in which many branches terminate in nodular cystlike forms such as pulmonary alveoli.

rac·e·mose

(ras'ĕ-mōs)
Branching, with nodular terminations; resembling a bunch of grapes.
[L. racemosus, full of clusters]

racemose

Having a structure of clustered parts, especially of a gland. From the Latin racemosus , clustered, as in racemus , a bunch of grapes.

racemose

being or resembling a RACEME.

racemose

shaped like a bunch of grapes.
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Capitulescences racemose to corymbose; capitula pedunculate, homogamous, discoid; receptacle epaleate; involucre one- to three-seriate.
Capitulescences racemose, corymbose, spicate to paniculate; capitula unisexual or bisexual, sessile to subsessile, discoid; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate.
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and produce the most-rewarding flowers (female) at the base of racemose inflorescences and the least-rewarding flowers (male) at the top (6 of
Inflorescence type: (0) panicle or compound spike; (1) spike or raceme; (2) dense racemose head; (3) corymb; (4) solitary flower; (5) cyme.
Based on the cladistic analysis by Anderberg (1994a) Enkianthus seems to have originally been shrubs with deciduous leaves, racemose inflorescences, camp anulate corollas, and winged seeds, whereas the more derived species possess coriaceous leaves, umbellate inflorescences, flowers with tubular or urceolate corollas, and unwinged seeds.
Very often the upper flowers of a racemose inflorescence will not attain full development, leading to a partial sterilization of whorls.