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 (kôr′ĭmb, -ĭm, kŏr′-)
A usually flat-topped flower cluster in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points of the main stem to approximately the same height.

[French corymbe, from Latin corymbus, bunch of flowers, from Greek korumbos, head; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cor′ym·bose′ (-ĭm-bōs′), co·rym′bous (kə-rĭm′bəs) adj.
cor′ym·bose′ly adv.
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Adj.1.corymbose - resembling a corymb
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Flowers are in many flowered irregular corymbose cymes, white or violet coloured tinge.
Inflorescence globose-capitate, corymbose, tripinnate, 5.
3 m height with obovate or elliptic-acute, spinere-serrate leaves, deep yellow flowers in loose corymbose panicles and dark red brown oblong-ellipsoid berries.
Capitulescences monocephalous or few at the end of the branches, or laxly to densely corymbose, racemose to paniculate, rarely glomerulose or pseudocephalia.
Inflorescence sessile, corymbose, densely bipinnate, ellipsoid, 3.
Capitulescences monocephalous, corymbose, racemose, paniculate to glomerulose cymes; capitula pedunculate to subsessile, homogamous or less commonly heterogamous, discoid or disciform; receptacle epaleate; involucre multiseriate, occasionally the phyllaries decurrent onto the peduncle.
Capitulescences monocephalous or paniculate to corymbose, terminal; capitula pedunculate, homogamous or heterogamous, radiate; receptacle epaleate, setose; involucre multiseriate.
Capitulescences corymbose to paniculate; capitula pedunculate to subsessile, homogamous, discoid or radiate; receptacle paleaceous, paleae thin, scarious, embracing the central florets; involucre one- to two-seriate.