from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A form of cymose inflorescence with all the flowers on one side of the rachis, usually causing it to curl; -- called also a uniparous helicoid cyme.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, a uniparous helicoid cyme—that is, a raceme-like cyme, or flower-cluster, with all the branches or pedicels upon one side. It is usually more or less coiled.


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