monochasium


mono·cha·si·um

noun \-ˈkä-zē-əm, -zhē-\
plural mono·cha·sia\-zē-ə, -zhē-\

Definition of MONOCHASIUM

:  a cymose inflorescence that produces only one main axis
mono·cha·sial \-zē-əl, -zhē-\ adjective

Origin of MONOCHASIUM

New Latin, from mon- + -chasium (as in dichasium)
First Known Use: circa 1890

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