scorpioid cyme
Cincinnus Cin*cin"nus, n.; pl. {-ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; -- called also {scorpioid cyme}. -- {Cin*cin"nal}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • scorpioid cyme — noun a cyme with flowers or branches alternating in opposite ranks • Hypernyms: ↑cyme * * * noun : a cyme in which the axis is curved and the flowers arise two ranked and on alternate sides of the axis (as in the forget me not) …   Useful english dictionary

  • scorpioid — adjective a) Of, pertaining to, or appearing like a scorpion. b) Resembling a scorpions tail, as in a scorpioid cyme; circinate …   Wiktionary

  • Inflorescence — of Anthurium scherzerianum. An inflorescence is a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches. Strictly, it is the part of the shoot of seed plants where flowers are… …   Wikipedia

  • cicinnus — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cicinus — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cincinnal — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cincinnus — Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin nal}, a.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -ni — Cincinnus Cin*cin nus, n.; pl. { ni}. [Also {cicinus}, {cicinnus}.] [L., a curl of hair.] (Bot.) A form of monochasium in which the lateral branches arise alternately on opposite sides of the false axis; called also {scorpioid cyme}. {Cin*cin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uniparous — U*nip a*rous, a. [Uni + L. parere to bring forth.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Producing but one egg or young at a time. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Producing but one axis of inflorescence; said of the scorpioid cyme. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulmonaria — Taxobox name = Lungworts image width = 240px image caption = Pulmonaria officinalis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Boraginaceae genus = Pulmonaria genus authority = L. subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

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