Definition of Infructescence

1. Noun. The fruiting stage of the inflorescence.




Definition of Infructescence

1. Noun. (botany) The fruiting stage of an inflorescence; a group of fruit arranged on a stem in a characteristic pattern ¹

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Medical Definition of Infructescence

1. The grouping or arrangement in which fruits are borne on a plant. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infructescence

infrictions
infrigidate
infrigidated
infrigidating
infrigidation
infringe
infringed
infringement
infringement of copyright
infringements
infringer
infringers
infringes
infringing
infringingly
infructescence (current term)
infructescences
infructuose
infructuous
infrugal
infrugiferous
infula
infulae
infulminate
infumated
infumation
infumed
infundated
infundating

Literary usage of Infructescence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1908)
"A, pyxis-like infructescence dehiscing. B, operculum of infructescence bearing several fruits. C, single fruit. D, longitudinal section of single fruit ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Its spherical infructescence, however, formed of stiff bristles and nearly as big as ... The bristles are gradually worn away, and the infructescence, FIG. ..."

3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"... C, stamens (magnified) : D, a female flower (magnified); E, infructescence ; F, cupule ; GH, seed. ..."

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