Compound+raceme

  • 1 Compound raceme — Raceme Ra*ceme (r[.a]*s[=e]m ; 277), n. [L. racemus a bunch of berries, a cluster of grapes. See {Raisin}.] (Bot.) A flower cluster with an elongated axis and many one flowered lateral pedicels, as in the currant and chokecherry. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 2 compound raceme — noun : panicle * * * compound raceme, Botany. an indeterminate inflorescence occurring when a raceme becomes irregularly compound; panicle …

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  • 3 Raceme — Ra*ceme (r[.a]*s[=e]m ; 277), n. [L. racemus a bunch of berries, a cluster of grapes. See {Raisin}.] (Bot.) A flower cluster with an elongated axis and many one flowered lateral pedicels, as in the currant and chokecherry. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 4 raceme — /rəˈsim / (say ruh seem), /ˈreɪsim / (say rayseem) noun 1. a simple indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on short pedicels lying along a common axis, as in the lily of the valley. 2. a compound inflorescence in which the… …

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  • 5 raceme — racemed, adj. /ray seem , reuh /, n. Bot. 1. a simple indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on short pedicels lying along a common axis, as in the lily of the valley. See illus. under inflorescence. 2. a compound… …

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  • 6 raceme — An optically inactive chemical compound. SEE ALSO: racemic …

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  • 7 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… …

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  • 8 Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …

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  • 9 Panicle — Flowering lilac showing individual flowers forming the panicle …

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  • 10 panicle — panicled, adj. /pan i keuhl/, n. Bot. 1. a compound raceme. See illus. under inflorescence. 2. any loose, diversely branching flower cluster. [1590 1600; < L panicula tuft (on plants), dim. of panus thread wound on a bobbin, a swelling, ear of… …

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  • 11 panicle — noun A compound raceme …

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  • 12 panicle — n. Compound raceme …

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  • 13 panicle — pan•i•cle [[t]ˈpæn ɪ kəl[/t]] n. 1) bot a compound raceme 2) bot any loose, diversely branching flower cluster • Etymology: 1590–1600; < L pānicula, dim. of pānus spool, stalk holding a panicle < Doric Gk pânos (Attic pênos) web; see i ,… …

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  • 14 panicle — /ˈpænɪkəl/ (say panikuhl) noun 1. a compound raceme. 2. any loose, diversely branching flower cluster. {Latin pānicula tuft on plants, diminutive of pānus swelling, ear of millet} –panicled, adjective …

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  • 15 panicle —   n. loose much branched flower head, especially of grasses; compound raceme.    ♦ paniculate a. having or arranged in panicles …

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  • 16 panicle — [pan′i kəl] n. [L panicula, tuft on plants, panicle, dim. of panus, a swelling, ear of millet: see PANIC1] a loose, irregularly branched, indeterminate flower cluster; compound raceme: see INFLORESCENCE panicled adj. paniculate [pa nik′yo͞o lit,… …

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  • 17 angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …

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  • 18 Glossary of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 19 List of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 20 Nepenthes rajah — Large lower pitcher of Nepenthes rajah. Mount Kinabalu, Borneo. Conservation status …

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