infructescence


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in·fruc·tes·cence

 (ĭn′frŭk-tĕs′əns)
n.
The fruiting stage of an inflorescence.

[French : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit.]
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Noun1.infructescence - the fruiting stage of the inflorescence
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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Contract notice: Service fr weeding withdrawal of infructescence in the palm trees of municipal property located in the palm grove of san antn.
Moreover, as pointed out by Clarke and Merlin (2013), when allowed to go to seed the infructescences are so crowded that natural seed dispersal is very limited (the seeds mostly remain within the infructescence), and consequently Group 4 seems to have very limited capacity to escape to the wild.
Fruits were considered mature if they were brown and loosely attached to the infructescence.
Arthropod communities in Proteaceae infructescences: seasonal variation and the influence of infructescence phenology.
Over three years, the number of seeds per infructescence averaged 518 (SE 29.
This final stage ended with dispersal of the last fruit in the infructescence.
Ideally only 24 to 36 hours elapses between harvest of the palm infructescence and its consumption as a bowl of thick cold puree.
caryotifolia), from which he separated it on account of the spinulose fruits, the abundant yellowish spinules on the infructescence, the rachillae not curved at the insertion of each staminate flower, the larger fruits and fruiting perianth, and the pinnae more abruptly and strongly broadened.
Infructescence paniculate, elongated, conical, 9,5 cm in the widest portion, with fruiting branchlets 4, 2-5 cm long, minutely puberulent; floral bracts flat in the base of the fruit, 3 mm long, ca.
Astrocaryum aculeatissimum differs from the other species of subgenus Monogynanthus in the following characters: sheaths of dead leaves not persistent under the crown, stem heavily armed with dense spines falling with the age, infructescence pendulous, petals of the staminate flower reflexed, pistil with a long style.