How to use Scorpioid in a sentence
Here there are scorpioid cymes of pairs of flowers, each pair consisting of an older and a younger flower.
The supposed hydrothecae may be present on one side of the axis only (monoprionid) or on both sides (diprionid); the first case may be conjectured to be the result of uniserial (helicoid) budding, the second to be produced by biserial (scorpioid) budding.
The inflorescence in the family Boraginaceae are usually regarded as true scorpioid cymes.
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.
Scorpioid Cyme of Capitula, Vernonia scorpioides.Advertisement
Capitulum of contracted Scorpioid Cymes (Glomerulus), Sea-pink.