Raceme sentence example

raceme
  • H the secondary floral axes give rise to tertiary ones, the raceme is branching, and forms a panicle, as in Yucca gloriosa.
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  • 8, is elongated, and gives off pedicels, ending in single flowers, a raceme is produced, as in currant, hyacinth and barberry.
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  • If in a raceme the lower flowerstalks are developed more strongly than the upper, and thus all the flowers are nearly on a level, a corymb is formed,which may be simple, as in fig.
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  • Thus we may have a group of racemes, arranged in a racemose manner on a common axis, forming a raceme of racemes or compound raceme, as in Astilbe.
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  • Again, there may be a raceme of capitula, that is, a group of capitula disposed in a racemose manner, as in Petasites, a raceme of umbels, as in ivy, and so on, all the forms of inflorescence being indefinite in disposition.
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  • The basal portion of the consecutive axes may become much thickened and arranged more or less in a straight line, ns and thus collectively form an apparent or false axis or sympodium, and the inflorescence thus simulates a raceme.
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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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  • Elongated form(Raceme), Hyacinth, Laburnum,Currant.
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  • It differs from C. bicolor in having an upright raceme, which is an unusual characteristic in this section of the genus.
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  • Elegant dark purple flowers, male and female produced in a drooping raceme in April.
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  • The flowers are first produced on the bottom of the flowering stalk or raceme.
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  • The plant forms a rosette of linear sheathing leaves, from which columnar spikes 1 to 2 feet high, bearing bright yellow starry flowers in a dense raceme, and having the aspect of a miniature Eremurus, issue.
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  • Eremurus Robustus - One of the best known in gardens, with a huge flower-stem 6 to 10 feet high, bearing a dense raceme of peach-shaped lilac flowers nearly 2 inches in diameter.
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  • The raceme of flowers is about 1 foot high, and the tuft of leaves at the top is larger than in other kinds.
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  • Pulmonaria Azurea - Flower stems about 8 inches high, flowers a full, perfect blue in bunchy heads, what botanists call a "twin capitale" raceme.
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  • Flower-stems 12 or 18 inches high, terminating in a short raceme of lilac-blue flowers, which appear in late summer and autumn.
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  • American plant, from 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, with fleshy leaves, pale green above and purple beneath, and bright rose flowers in a long raceme, 1 1/2 inches across.
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  • The variety praecox flowers much earlier than K. aloides, from the middle to the end of May; its leaves are broader than those of the type, and are not glaucous, while the raceme is shorter, the stems being about half as long as the leaves.
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  • Turkeys Beard (Xerophyllum) - X. asphodeloides is a beautiful tuberous-rooted plant with the aspect of an Asphodel, forming a spreading tuft of grassy leaves, its tall flowerstem terminated by a raceme of numerous white blossoms.
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  • The flower-stems 2 to 5 feet high, the raceme varying from 1 to 2 feet long, the flowers crowded and attractive, the segments white with a violet centre.
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  • Tofieldia, an arctic and alpine genus of small herbs with a slender scape springing from a tuft of narrow ensiform leaves and bearing a raceme of small green flowers; Narthecium (bog-asphodel), herbs with a habit similar to Tofieldia, but with larger golden-yellow flowers; and Colchicum, a genus with about 30 species including b the meadow saffron or autumn crocus (C. autumnale).
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  • The flowers are borne in a terminal raceme, the anthers open introrsely and the fruit is a capsule, very rarely, as in Dianella, a berry.
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  • Bog-asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum), a member of the same family, is a small herb common in boggy places in Britain, with rigid narrow radical leaves and a stem bearing a raceme of small golden yellow flowers.
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  • Short spikes may fall from the culm as a whole; or the axis of a spike or raceme is jointed so that one spikelet falls with each joint as in many Andropogoneae and Hordeae.
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