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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow.

Usage examples (29)
  • Lilies of the valley are racemose
  • A. Inflorescence racemose of simple (rarely branched) spikes bearing secund spikelets.
  • Many flowers from the axil of a bract; no bractioles interspersed, hence we may expect racemose or spicate partial inflorescences.
  • The spikelets are lanceolate, 2 - to 3-nate, in digitate or racemose spikes, jointed on the pedicels but not thickened at the base, 1-flowered. for more
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