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The fruiting stage of an inflorescence.
[French : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin frūctus, fruit; see fruit.]
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|Noun||1.||infructescence - the fruiting stage of the inflorescence|
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"