corymbose


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corymb

cor·ymb

 (kôr′ĭmb, -ĭm, kŏr′-)
n.
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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arranged in figures as they are: patches, rings, serpiginous, corymbose (a large central papule surrounded by a group of minute satellite papules).
This interesting species is named for its unbranched, tightly corymbose inflorescence axillary to a full-sized leaf.
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.
Unique Characteristics: Flower head consists of dense, terminal corymbose clusters.
The flowers are solitary, corymbose, or panicled on erect stems.
Raceme 30-50-flowered, ebracteate, corymbose, elongated considerably in fruit, slightly longer than leaves; rachis straight; fruiting pedicels divaricate to descending, 6-12 mm long, curved, slender, pilose.
This group was defined as being perennial and leafy stemmed plants, leaves petiolate with petiole basally auriculate or decurrent and limb ovate-lanceolate or deltoid, usually 2-9 cm long, capitula usually radiate and several, arranged in corymbose synflorescence, anthers basally obtuse, and style branches apically truncate with short sweeping hairs (Cabrera 1985, Cabrera et al.