scorpioid cyme


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Noun1.scorpioid cyme - a cyme with flowers or branches alternating in opposite ranks
cyme - more or less flat-topped cluster of flowers in which the central or terminal flower opens first
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Flowers occur in inflorescences of 2-4 (Jepson 1993) scorpioid cymes and contain 5, partially-fused petals that form a star-shaped, 3-6 mm-broad white corolla (Munz 1974).