Determinate inflorescence

Related to Determinate inflorescence: Indeterminate inflorescence
(Bot.) that in which the flowering commences with the terminal bud of a stem, which puts a limit to its growth; - also called centrifugal inflorescence.

See also: Determinate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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For those taxa such as Dipsacus (Dipsacaceae), the primary capitulum may have evolved from an elongate determinate inflorescence yielding an unusual anthesis pattern: bidirectional from a midline (Jurica, 1921).
Some capitula, however, mature in a basipetal or centrifugal pattern (Cronquist, 1977; Payer, 1857) and are then logically termed "determinate inflorescences" (Classen-Bockhoff et al., 1989; Harris, 1994).
calabura have indeterminate inflorescences, the other species studied have determinate inflorescences.