Inflorescence thyrsoidea, terminal or axial, usually formed by isolated flowers mixed with pauciflorus cincinnus, which sometimes are sessile; deciduous bracts.
Inflorescence thyrsoid, 10(-15) cm long and 2 cm wide; cincinnus (1-)2-4 flower, pubescent pedicel 0.
Inflorescence thyrsoid 6-9 cm long and 2 cm wide; cincinnus 2-3(-5) flower, pedicel (0.
Inflorescence thyrsoid laxa 20 cm long and 8 cm wide, with cincinnus usually 1flower (-2-4flower); rachis, peduncle and pedicel tomentose.
This taxon belongs to the section Pachyphytum Moran, on account of its imbricate bracts of the young cincinnus
, of its corolla shorter than the calyx and of its the conspicuous red dot on the inner face of the corolla segments.
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, crines, ut Canticum 4,1 [LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] praeter crines tuos, vel intra crines aut cincinnos.
A type of inflorescence in which there is a single terminal flower, and below this a single branch bearing one or more younger flowers; variations of coiled and zigzag patterns include helicoid, cincinnus
, bostryx, and scorpioid.
A coiled inflorescence has several variations called helicoid, cincinnus
, and bostryx.