Definitions for "Scorpioid"
Having the inflorescence curved or circinate at the end, like a scorpion's tail.
a. (Gr. skorpois, scorpion; eidon, form) resembling a scorpion; said of a circinnately coiled determinate inflorescence in which the flowers are two-ranked and borne alternately at the right and left.
Coiled up in the bud, unrolling in growth.