PLANTS: HOW THEY LIVE AND HOW THEY ARE MADE
INFIORESCENCESThe inflorescences are branches that end with flowers or better with groups of flowers.
The inflorescences are divided into:
These are inflorescences whose axis has unlimited growth. We find the following types:EAR
Echium candicans (fam. Boraginaceae)
Simple raceme ofAcanthus spp.
Raceme composed ofAechmea blanchetiana
We find this type of inflorescence especially in the family of Apiaceae (former umbellifers where we find for example theDaucus carota, L'Angelica archangelica etc).Umbrellas are often equipped at the base of an envelope formed by bracts.
Simple umbrella of the Daucus carota
Raceme composed of the Burnet saxifraga
Corymb of the apple tree
Willow male catkin (note 1)
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