from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, arranged or branched in the manner of panicles; borne in panicles.
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- adjective (Bot) Same as
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- adjective Having a branched cluster of flowers.
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- adjective having a panicle
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"Aquatic amusements of the silica paniculate variety," was her reference to the beach at Land's End. Didn't Mom ever realize, Ruth now mused, how her demands for no secrets drove me to hide even more from her?
It observed closely, and discovered that there was an organized mass of paniculate matter attached to it; the matter seemed to be acting upon that other mass of matter which appeared to be associated with the dwindling blue-violet glow.
Under this head, too, may be included those cases wherein an ordinarily spicate inflorescence becomes paniculate owing to the branching of the axis and the formation of an unwonted number of secondary buds.
The inflorescence consists of spikes, or spiciform racemes, solitary or digitate, and in some it is paniculate.
Fertile spike relatively short and stout, strongly paniculate when well developed.
It is rather singular that each species of _Plantago_ seems to have its own perverse mode of growth; for instance, the bracteate, polystachyate and paniculate forms are almost exclusively confined to _P. major_, the roseate form to _P. media_, the proliferous form to _P. lanceolata_.
Inflorescence racemed or paniculate; glumes four, first two glumes unequal 4.
The _inflorescence_ consists of paniculate spike-like racemes terminating the branches and at first enclosed in spathiform bracts, the lower and outer spathiform bracts are one inch or more in length with a long awn at the tip, and the inner proper sheaths are oblong, awned and about 1/2 inch long.
Inflorescence paniculate, spikelets few or many-flowered, glumes many-nerved and many-awned.
Alopecuros_ and _Setaria glauca_, the paniculate inflorescences become so contracted that the pedicels and the short branches are hidden and the inflorescence appears to be a spike.
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