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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 flower stem produces an umbel of up to 30 flowers for a long period from early spring.
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The flowers grow on short stalks radiating from a common peduncle, and form an umbel in the leaf axil.
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The petals pointing away irregularly from the Centre of the umbel are 5 to 6 mm or more in length than those pointing toward it only 1 to 3 mm long.
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Note that many members of the umbel family are herbs.
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