An ear of corn or grain.
A kind of flower cluster in which sessile flowers are arranged on an unbranched elongated axis.
A long inflorescence with flowers arising from a central stalk.
an unbranched inflorescence in which the spikelets are sessile on a rachis
Term often loosely used to refer to all flower inflorescesnces, but technically an unbranched flower stem with short-stalked or stalkless flowers.
n. (L. spica, spike, ear of corn) a long flower cluster attached directly to the stalk.
an elongated inflorescence with the flowers not stalked
(see: Inflorescence graphic.)
A compact inflorescence in Poaceae that has a single rachis with sessile flowers.
An unbranched inflorescence in which the flowers are not stalked
an elongated, unbranched inflorescence with sessile or unstalked flowers along its length, the flowers generally maturing from the bottom upward.
In corn, at first emergence before first true leaf is readily observed.
An elongated flower cluster or cluster of sporanges, with sessile or nearly sessile flowers or sporanges.
A usually unbranched, elongated, simple, indeterminate inflorescence whose flowers are sessile.
An elongated stem or axis of sessile flowers or spikelets.
Flower cluster of an indeterminate (unlimited number) raceme of sessile flowers attached to the floral axis with the oldest flowers at the base.
Flowers grow upright from a single or main stem above the plant.
Sessile flower groups along an axis; where the younger flowers are toward the tip.
Simple, indeterminate inflorescence with a single axis bearing sessile flowers (Fig. 4.30).
(flowers, fruit) – a cluster with a narrow, fingerlike shape, the individual flowers or fruit without separate stalks or with only very short ones
A flower cluster consisting of flowers growing directly from a central stalk.
A simple long inflorescence with flowers as in the spikes of pondweeeds or pickerelweed.
An elongate, unbranched flower structure with sessile flowers. [SR
a type of inflorescence where flowers without stalks are arranged along an elongated axis
An unbranched, elongated flower grouping in which the individual flowers are sessile (attached without stalks).
(botany) an indeterminate inflorescence bearing sessile flowers on an unbranched axis
an unbranched, indeterminate inflorescence with sessileflowers arranged along the axis
a type of ''raceme'' in which individual flowers are ''sessile'' (that is, lack pedicels)
A usually long inflorescence with sessile flowers.
An elongated inflorescence of sessile flowers or florets.
Tall thin cluster if mostly stemless flowers
an inflorescence with spikelets attached to the axis with no stalks. In grasses, lateral branches may be termed spikes.
Inflorescence consisting of enlongated axis with stalkless flowers arranged at intervals.
simple inflorescence with flowers sessile or nearly so upon an elongated stem.
An unbranched flowerhead; spikelets are stalkless.
Flowers spaced closely on a single stalk.* Go Back
A long, usually unbranched flower stem.
An elongated flower cluster; individual flowers lack stalks.
indeterminate inflorescence in which sessile flowers arise along a common stalk
Terminal Ähre, f Espiga A form of simple inflorescence with the flowers sessile or nearly so upon a more or less elongated common axis.
An unbranched inflorescence of unstalked flowers.
bearing a number of flowers without footstalks.
an inflorescence like a raceme but with the flowers sessile.
A grouping of flowers along an elongated axis where each flower lacks a stalk.
pi a simple elongated inflorescence with the individual flowers unstalked. (see also inflorescence, raceme)
A simple inflorescence with the flowers sessile or nearly so, arranged along a elongated common axis. (click here to see spike)
An unbranched, elongated inflorescence of stalkless flowers.
An elongated, unbranched inflorescence with the flowers or spikelets usually stalkless. See drawing of inflorescence types.
A flower cluster with sessile flowers arranged along an unbranched stalk, blooming from the bottom upwards.
stalkless flowers occurring singly or in clusters
an unbranched, indeterminate inflorescence in which the flowers are without stalks. adj. spicate.
unbranched inflorescence. Flowers without personal stalks.
a group of flowers arranged closely at the end of a shaft, and attached directly to the shaft
A flower cluster in which sessile flowers grow along part of the length of the peduncle.
A common term for the more proper "flower infloresence", which is a flower head made up of a central stem with the flowers growing directly on it.
A grass inflorescence in which spikelets are attached directly to the rachis.
an unbranched inflorescence of sessile flowers.
An unbrached inflorescence bearing sessile flowers. A term sometimes used in place of ‘inflorescence'
a large group of flowers on an elongated axis
a narrow, non-spreading inflorescence.
An inflorescence arrangement of sessile flowers
Unbranched, indeterminate, elongate inflorescence with sessile flowers.
Elongated cluster of small stalkless or very short stalked flowers at the upper end of stem.
a long slender floral structure with individual flowers directly attached to the stalk.
A usually elongated, unbranched inflorescence with stalkless flowers arranged along an axis.
An inflorescence with sessile flowers arising from a main axis.
A cluster of flowers or fruits with a narrow, fingerlike shape. The individual flowers or fruits either do not have separate stalks, or very short ones.
An elongate flower cluster with sessile flowers arranged along a central stem.
Unbranched flowerhead with flowers/florets attached to stem (see diagram).
A spike is a flower stalk, an ear of grain (such as corn or wheat), or an inflorescence of unstalked flowers.