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raceme

an inflorescence in which the flowers are borne along the main stem, with the oldest flowers at the base. It can be simple, as in the foxglove, or compound (see panicle)

Raceme

 

an inflorescence, with an elongated unbranched main axis and flowers that grow acropetally. The flowers are borne on stalks at the bases of which are enveloping bracts, which are sometimes not developed (for example, in the family Cruciferae). Racemes are characteristic of the European bird cherry, lily-of-the-the valley, peas, narrow-leaved lupine, turnip, radish, and other Cruciferae.

raceme

[rā′sēm]
(botany)
An inflorescence on which flowers are borne on stalks of equal length on an unbranched main stalk that continues to grow during flowering.
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Groups 11, 13, 19, 20, and 21 had lower mean values for total length, effective raceme length, seed weight per raceme, number of seeds per raceme and plant height and showed low performance (Table 3).
Number of flowers per raceme: Number of flowers per raceme also showed significant (Pless than 0.
Inflorescences in racemes or spikes of triads or dyads, bracteates, axillary or terminal.
The raceme flowers were exposed to insect as well as wind pollination.
The most useful character to discriminate among these species corresponds to the fasciculate placement of racemes and their size, although the size and shape of bracts, sepals and petals are also essential for their accurate identification.
Although larger genets produced more racemes and flowers than those smaller, greater pod inflation and higher seed yield were occasional events mainly associated with the latter variables.
Raceme has heart and soul to spare, but a good deal of this comes from the happiness and security she has found with her wife, Clayton.
Total number of fruits per raceme was recorded, as well as each pod's content of plump seeds.
Racemes dense in fruit; rachis retrorsely strigillose; fruiting pedicels slightly arcuate to nearly straight, divaricateascending, 4-6 mm, strigillose adaxially.
In such cases, when the florescence consists of solitary flowers arranged along an axis, the FU is either a spike (or spiciform inflorescence) or a raceme.
The bag was placed over a branch with a flower raceme or with foliage only and was closed up with clamps around the stem of the branch.
Bromeliad inflorescences are always a spike or a raceme (only main axis) or represent a compound inflorescence (panicle, with side branches).