Glossary beginning with T

Description of botanical terms
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T

Type of inflorescence or partial inflorescence unit

The part of the plant that bears the flowers, including all its bracts, branches and flowers, but excluding unmodified leaves. The character is asking firstly wheather the flowering event has given rise to a single flower or multiple flowers. If the inflorescence has multiple flowers, and has a branching axis, please look at the ultimate flower bearing axis.

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