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a.1.Having somewhat the form of a thyrsus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Inflorescence thyrsoid, 10(-15) cm long and 2 cm wide; cincinnus (1-)2-4 flower, pubescent pedicel 0.2-0.4 cm long.
If the FU bears paraclades, it may be described as a panicle (Standley, 1917; Eliasson, 1987; Robertson, 1981) or, in practical terms, as a "paniculiform complex inflorescence" (Borsch, 2001); however, following a strict terminology, it as a synflorescence of thyrsoid paracladia (Sanchez-del Pino & Flores Olivera, 2006).
hairs) thyrsus, type of inflorescence with terminal thyrsoid flower at the branches (doesn't exist in Bromeliaceae) imbricate (#) described organs are arranged like tiles on a roof, i.e.