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raceme

ra·ceme

 (rā-sēm′, rə-)
n.
An inflorescence having stalked flowers arranged singly along an elongated unbranched axis, with the flowers at the bottom opening first.

[Latin racēmus, a bunch of grapes.]

raceme

(rəˈsiːm)
n
(Botany) 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
[C18: from Latin racēmus bunch of grapes]

ra•ceme

(reɪˈsim, rə-)

n.
a simple indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are borne on short stalks lying along an elongated main stem, as in the lily of the valley.
[1775–85; < Latin racēmus cluster of grapes]
ra•cemed′, adj.

ra·ceme

(rā-sēm′)
A flower cluster in which each flower grows on its own stalk from a common stem. The lily of the valley and snapdragon have racemes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.raceme - usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open firstraceme - usually elongate cluster of flowers along the main stem in which the flowers at the base open first
flower cluster - an inflorescence consisting of a cluster of flowers
panicle - compound raceme or branched cluster of flowers
Translations
総状花序

raceme

[ˈræsiːm] Nracimo m
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The shrub bears drooping racemes of pale yellow flowers, the stamens of which are sensitive and spring inwards if touched.
Objective: To determine the frequency of expression of positive diagnostic marker alpha methylacyl-COA RACEMES (AMACR) in the examination of prostate needle biopsy specimens from patients of adenocarcinoma prostate from a subset of Pakistani population.
The descriptors PRI, SD, MIL, NI, and FLO were analyzed during full flowering of the primary raceme, whereas the descriptors NRH, PH and FD were observed when the racemes were mature to the point of harvest.
Related to wisteria, it has the same drooping racemes of pea-like flowers.
Its varieties boast the longest flower sprays, or racemes.
Flower: The female plant's racemes, or the seed-producing part a marijuana plant that is made up of reproductive organs surrounded by petals (just like every other flowering plant).
My final showstoppers in the scheme are Actaea alba, native to North America, it grows to 80cm high and has unusual spherical racemes of white flowers followed by white berries with a black eye on red stalks.
Chlorophyll content was measured using the portable chlorophyll meter Minolta SPAD-502 in 10 points perplot; d) Nutritional analysis of leaves: the third fully expanded leaf from the apex to the base of the plant was collected at full flowering, totaling approximately 200g green matter per sample and one sample per plot; e) At five fully-expanded inflorescences per plot immediately before threshing (seeds maturation), it was determined: number of racemes per inflorescence, maximum length of raceme, mean length of raceme, length of inflorescence axis (between the insertion point of the first to the last raceme in the inflorescence), and number of spikelets per raceme.
Racemes per square meter negatively and directly affected seed yield (pc=-0.
The rosette gives rise to a candelabrum of bright-yellow, flowered racemes the following spring.
Inflorescence comprised of 1-10 racemes, which are digital, 3-15 cm long, 2.
Grevillea flowers occur in racemes and there are around 40 individual flowers on each raceme.