Terminal inflorescence

  • Title

    Terminal inflorescence

  • Definition

    Referring to an inflorescences that arises from above the leaves

  • Notes

    In Lecythidaceae, a terminal inflorescences is located above the leaves and terminates apical growth. In contrast, a suprafoliar inflorescence is located above the leaves but does not terminate apical growth.

  • Related Terms

    Cauline inflorescence

    Ramiflorous inflorescence



  • Broader Terms


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