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  • noun Plural form of cyme.

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Examples

  • In the spring it sprouts enormous flat flower heads called cymes that start out with pink buds, open to white blooms and finally create dark-purple berries.

    Tough Love, Garden Style

  • Beguiling white flowers appear in flat-topped clusters cymes in late spring.

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  • Beguiling white flowers appear in flat-topped clusters cymes in late spring.

    BLOODTWIG DOGWOOD 'WINTER BEAUTY' AGAINST THE SNOW

  • A creeper of the jungle bears small yellow flowers (slightly resembling those of the mango, save that they are produced in frail loose cymes instead of on vigorous panicles), the excessive sweetness of which approaches nauseousness.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • FLOWERS: Numerous, white, tinged purple, usually borne in short, stout axillary cymes on a long stalk.

    Chapter 7

  • FLOWERS: Small, white to creamy yellow in axillary cymes.

    Chapter 7

  • FLOWERS: Cream or yellowish green in cymes borne in leafless nodes.

    Chapter 7

  • FLOWERS: Numerous, white, pale blue or violet, borne in dense axillary cymes on a long stalk.

    Chapter 7

  • The flowers are inconspicuous, usually white or cream and pedunculate, ascending or erect, corymbose cymes, collected into a terminal leafless panicle, or the lower peduncles arising from the axis of reduced leaves.

    Chapter 17

  • _Macrolobium_ were absent, and their place supplied by flowers arranged in cymes.

    Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants

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