One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Inflorescences are terminal or axillary, and are usually cymose, but less often racemose, capitate, clustered or spicate; the flowers are seldom solitary.’
- ‘The flowers are violet blue or bright blue, funnel or bell shaped and are five to 12 in number, produced on loose cymose clusters having small, five angled corolla 1.5 cm across.’
- ‘The terminal and erect cymose inflorescence bears actinomorphic, hexamerous, dish-shaped flowers.’
- ‘The buckwheat inflorescence is a compound raceme that produces laterally flowered cymose clusters, the number of which was affected by the position of the inflorescence along the main stem.’
- ‘Their inflorescences are racemose or cymose, and aggregated in dichasial units.’
- ‘S. wallichii and S. wightianus, native to India, produce numerous small flowers in terminal cymose or corymbose inflorescences.’
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