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um·bel

 (ŭm′bəl)
n.
A flat-topped or rounded flower cluster in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point, characteristic of plants in the parsley family, such as Queen Anne's lace.

[New Latin umbella, from Latin, parasol, diminutive of umbra, shadow.]

umbel

(ˈʌmbəl)
n
(Botany) an inflorescence, characteristic of umbelliferous plants, in which the flowers arise from the same point in the main stem and have stalks of the same length, to give a cluster with the youngest flowers at the centre
[C16: from Latin umbella a sunshade, from umbra shade]
umbellate, umbellar, ˈumbelˌlated adj
ˈumbellately adv

um•bel

(ˈʌm bəl)

n.
an inflorescence in which a number of flower stalks or pedicels, nearly equal in length, spread from a common center.
[1590–1600; < Latin umbella a sunshade, derivative of umbra shadow, shade]

um·bel

(ŭm′bəl)
A flat or rounded flower cluster in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point on the stem. The geranium, milkweed, and onion have umbels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.umbel - flat-topped or rounded inflorescence characteristic of the family Umbelliferae in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same pointumbel - flat-topped or rounded inflorescence characteristic of the family Umbelliferae in which the individual flower stalks arise from about the same point; youngest flowers are at the center
inflorescence - the flowering part of a plant or arrangement of flowers on a stalk
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Each head is composed of a circle of bracteoles, which look at first sight like petals, containing a multitude of tiny flowers - the pins in the pincushion - forming a large umbel at the top of 2ft stems.
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Day to germination, day to flowering, day to maturity, plant height, number of umbel per plant, number of seed in umbel, 1000 seed weight, seed yield, harvest index, Biomass, percent of essential oil and essence yield were measured.
Crambe cordifolia, closely related to our native Seakale - Crambe maritima - has a giant round umbel of small creamy flowers, adored by bees.
The central stem terminates in an umbel or compound umbel of floral spikes; the size and shape of the umbel is rather variable (on larger plants, it is usually several inches across).
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