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umbel Sentence Examples

  • The tufted head or umbel is likened by Pliny to a thyrsus.

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  • high, with ovate-lanceolate stalked leaves tapering at the apex, surrounding a naked stalk bearing a flat-topped umbel of small white flowers.

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  • high, ending in an umbel of bright blue, funnel-shaped flowers.

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  • It has long, narrow, flat, obscurely keeled leaves, a deciduous spathe, and a globose umbel of whitish flowers, among which are small bulbils.

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  • 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.

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  • At the base of the general umbel in umbelliferous plants a whorl of bracts often exists, called a general involucre, and at the base of the smaller umbels or umbellules there is a similar leafy whorl called an involucel or partial involucre.

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  • When the axis is so shortened that the secondary axes arise from a common point, and spread out as radii of nearly equal length, each ending in a single flower or dividing again in a similar radiating manner, an umbel is produced, as in fig.

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  • - Compound umbel of Common Dill (Anethum graveolens), having a primary umbel a, and secondary umbels b, without either involucre or involucel.

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  • In Eryngium the shortening of the pedicels changes an umbel into a capitulum.

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  • In Saxifraga umbrosa (London-pride) and in the horse-chestnut we meet with a raceme of scorpioid cymes; in sea-pink, a capitulum of contracted scorpioid cymes (often called a glomerulus); in laurustinus, a compound umbel of dichasial cymes; a scorpioid cyme of capitula in Vernonia scorpioides.

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  • Contracted or shortened form (Umbel), Cowslip, Astrantia.

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  • Compound Umbel, Hemlock and most Umbelliferae.

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  • Biparous Cyme (Dichotomous),including 3-5chotomou3 Cymes (Dichasium, Cymose Umbel, Anthela).

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  • Compound Umbel of Dichotomous Cymes,Laurustinus.

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  • Plants also may have many secondary umbels produced at any node on the stem below the primary umbel.

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  • Plants also may have many secondary umbels produced at any node on the stem below the primary umbels produced at any node on the stem below the primary umbel.

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  • There are several hundred seeds in each flower umbel.

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  • The flower-bearing stem is tall; the flowers are borne in whorls on the axis as in arrow-head, on whorled branchlets as in water plantain or in an umbel as in Butomus (fig.

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  • Brodiaea Congesta - s the stems long and wiry, the flowers in a dense umbel; purplish-blue in color, and very lasting.

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  • Brodiaea Grandiflora - This is an old and pretty plant, about 5 inches high, with deep purplish-blue flowers in a loose umbel in July.

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  • Brodiaea Howelli - This pretty species has flowers in a fine umbel, bell-shaped and milky white.

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  • Brodiaea Minor - robably a variety of the foregoing, is very pretty; the scape is not more than an inch high, about fifteen flowers in the umbel; the color purplishblue, with a lighter centre.

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  • Brodiaea Peduncularis - a pretty, white-flowered species, with large umbel of porcelain-white blossoms.

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  • In D. caeruleus the stems are erect and much branched, each branch terminating in a flat umbel of small flowers, of a pleasing clear blue color, which are borne freely from August to October.

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  • The plants are bulbous herbs, with flat or rounded radical leaves, and a central naked or leafy stem, bearing a head or umbel of small flowers, with a spreading or bell-shaped white, pink, red, yellow or blue perianth.

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  • The plants grow from a bulb or short rhizome; the inflorescence is an apparent umbel formed of several shortened monochasial cymes and subtended by a pair of large bracts.

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