Anthotaxy
Anthotaxy An"tho*tax`y, n. [Gr. 'a`nqos flower + ? order.] (Bot.) The arrangement of flowers in a cluster; the science of the relative position of flowers; inflorescence. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • anthotaxy — Bot. rare. (ˈænθəʊtæksɪ) [f. as prec. + ταξία arrangement, f. τάσσ ειν to arrange.] Arrangement of flowers according to their inflorescence. Gray Bot. Text bk. 141 …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthotaxy — /ˈænθətæksi/ (say anthuhtaksee) noun the arrangement of flowers on the axis of growth; inflorescence. {antho + taxy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • anthotaxy —   n. Botany, disposition of flowers in cluster …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • in|flo|res|cence — «IHN fl REHS uhns, floh », noun. 1. a) the way in which the flowers of a plant are arranged on the stem or axis and in relation to each other; the flowering system; anthotaxy. The two fundamental types of inflorescence are determinate and… …   Useful english dictionary

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