Botanical Glossary


Inflorescence

Definition: 1) The mode or pattern of flower bearing; the arrangement of flowers on the floral axis. 2) A basic unit of the flower-producing portion of a plant, composed of one or more flowers and any supporting stalks and appendages (e.g. bracts, involucres, etc.); a flower cluster.
Scope: Inflorescence
Last Updated: 2020-01-01


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