HyperDic: inflorescence

English > 2 senses of the word inflorescence:
NOUNprocessinflorescence, blossoming, flowering, florescence, anthesis, efflorescencethe time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
plantinflorescencethe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
English > inflorescence: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms.
Synonymsblossoming, flowering, florescence, anthesis, efflorescence
Broadergrowth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis(biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically
Spanishantesis, floración, florecimiento
Catalanantesi
English > inflorescence: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk.
PartsbractA modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence
Narrowercatkin, amentA cylindrical spikelike inflorescence
corymbflat-topped or convex inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points on the main stem to approximately the same height
cymeMore or less flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the central or terminal flower opens first
flower clusterAn inflorescence consisting of a cluster of flowers
flower headA shortened compact cluster of flowers so arranged that the whole gives the effect of a single flower as in clover or members of the family Compositae
spike(botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
umbelflat-topped or rounded inflorescence characteristic of the family Umbelliferae in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point
Broaderflower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Spanishinflorescencia
Catalaninflorescencia, inflorescència

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