Definition of monochasium in English:

monochasium

noun

Botany
  • A cyme in which each flowering branch gives rise to one lateral branch, so that the inflorescence is helicoid or asymmetrical.

Origin

Late 19th century: modern Latin, from mono- one + Greek khasis separation.

Pronunciation

monochasium

/ˌmänōˈkaZH(ē)əm/