Inflorescence Types

Inflorescence Types

Inflorescence Types

When flowers are arranged in the form of groups, they are called inflorescence Types.
The flower grows singly on plant, then this is called solitary flower.
If the solitary flower grows on top, they are called terminal flower.
So the solitary flower grows on branches, then it is called axillary flower.
The inflorescence may be of
Simple
Compound
Mixed

Simple inflorescence:

When branching either Racemose or cymose, then this called simple inflorescence.
Racemose:
In case of New flowers growing on top and older grows on base, this called Racemose inflorescences.
Cymose:
New flowers grows towards base and older on the top, this is called cymose inflorescence.
Simple raceme:
All the pedicles have small in size.
Corymbs:
Hense Oldest flowers have large pedicles and younger have small.
Spike:
Sessile flowers present and directly attached to stem
Spikelet:
Due to The sessile flowers surrounded by bracts.
Catkin:
All the unisexual flowers are present in catkin inflorescences type.

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