helicoid cyme


helicoid cyme
noun

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helicoid cyme noun
A bostryx
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  • uniparous helicoid cyme — Bostryx Bos tryx, n. [NL.; irreg. fr. Gr. ? a curl.] (Bot.) A form of cymose inflorescence with all the flowers on one side of the rachis, usually causing it to curl; called also a {uniparous helicoid cyme}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • helicoidcyme — helicoid cyme n. An inflorescence coiled in a bud like a snail shell and expanded superficially, as on a raceme with the flowers on one side. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Bostryx — Bos tryx, n. [NL.; irreg. fr. Gr. ? a curl.] (Bot.) A form of cymose inflorescence with all the flowers on one side of the rachis, usually causing it to curl; called also a {uniparous helicoid cyme}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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