The " flame tree " is a most conspicuous feature of an Illawarra landscape, the largest racemes of crimson red suggesting the name.
The flowers are arranged in racemes without bracts; during the life of the flower its stalk continues to grow so that the open flowers of an inflorescence stand on a level (that is, are corymbose).
They are handsome plants, the tall stem being crowned by racemes of showy flowers.
Handsome border plants, the tall stems crowned by racemes of showy hooded flowers.
Hookeri (Chrysobactron), 2 ft., with long racemes of bright golden yellow flowers, requires cool peaty soil.
Fraxinella is a very characteristic and attractive plant, 2 to 3 ft., with bold pinnate leaves, and tall racemes of irregular-shaped purple or white flowers.
Stately erect-growing plants, with long racemes of pouch-shaped drooping flowers.
Purpurea, or foxglove, 3 to 5 ft., with its dense racemes of purple flowers, spotted inside, is very showy, but is surpassed by the garden varieties that have been raised.
Coccinea, I ft., has erect racemes of pendent crimson flowers.
Corymbosa, i 1 ft., pale blue in corymboselyarranged racemes; V.
The flowers are solitary in the leaf-axils as in pimpernel, money-wort, &c., or umbelled as in primrose, where the umbel is sessile, and cowslip, where it is stalked, or in racemes or spikes as in species of Lysimachia.
The flowers are in fascicles, appearing before the leaves as in the Norway maple, or in racemes or panicles appearing with, or later than, the leaves as in sycamore.
The flowers are borne in long pendulous racemes, and the two wings of the fruit are ascending.
The spikelets are usually many-flowered and variously arranged in racemes or panicles.