infructescence


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infructescence

[‚in‚frək′tes·əns]
(botany)
An inflorescence's fruiting stage.
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aurita was successful in defending resource, although bats consumed some of the infructescence, opossum consumed most part of the resource.
By contrast, the achenes of domesticated plants mostly remain on the plant, and birds perch on the infructescences gorging on the seeds.
Compared to Ziemupe in plants from Uzava seeds were more firmly attached to the infructescence, which suggests that the fruits were less mature.
To test for the relationship of healthy, PD and TD infructescence number with architectural parameters, data were log-transformed and fit into a multiple stepwise regression analysis after checking for colinearity.
Biodiversity of saprobic microfungi associated with the infructescences of Protea species in South Africa.
We randomly selected and harvested one infructescence per plant each of the five blowouts in each of the two county locations for seed count, weight, and viability.
15 x 17 mm Fruit color Red with black apex at first, finally bright red Infructescences Not encased in jelly Character A.
Infructescence pendulous, the peduncle recurved--Astrocaryum standleyanum
This date was chosen because survival of P pumila to the infructescence harvest date was fairly low and some individuals produced infructescences and senesced before that date.
We selected the repeated, multiple-choice design because it mimics what birds encounter in the field as they fly from one infructescence to another, encounte ring fruits on each that appear slightly different.
The infructescence is enormous, although it usually bears only four to eight fruit, as each fruit weighs between 22 and 33 lb (10 and 15 kg).
Estimates of dispersal distances for plants bearing wind-dispersed seeds often depended on combining a measured rate of fall with typical infructescence heights and assumed wind speeds.