Definition of inflorescence
1a : the mode of development and arrangement of flowers on an axisb : a floral axis with its appendages; also : a flower cluster
2 : the budding and unfolding of blossoms : flowering
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White cycad scale is one of these that seems to sneak into the plantings to quickly cover trunks, leaves and inflorescence of the sagos to cause their decline.
A: What appears to be a bromeliad flower is usually an inflorescence composed of many blooms.
The inflorescence, or flower head, consists of a cluster of about 15 to 20 reddish-brown (meat-colored) flowers covered with fleshy projections called papillae that are said to resemble wriggling maggots.
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INFLORESCENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of inflorescence for Students
: the arrangement of flowers on a stalk
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