umbel, stems of the separate flowers about equal in length, and starting from the same point.
They grew from an umbel, and the Primrose is closely related to the Cowslip.
In like manner, a head of flowers becomes sometimes converted into an umbel.
The easiest to obtain is aurea, which grows about one foot high and has an umbel of pretty flowers, in July.
The point at the top of the stalk from which the blossoms grow is called the "umbel."
Thus, a compound umbel is produced when the pedicels of an umbel are themselves umbellate.
The branch of an umbel; the marginal flowers of an inflorescence when distinct from the disk.
Oxlip, oks′lip, n. a species of primrose, having its flowers in an umbel on a stalk like the cowslip.
He strives clearly to reach the bottom, to penetrate even the vital center of the hortensia's umbel.
The maritime variety differs from this in having fleshy leaves, and the umbel convex above when in fruit.
A flat or rounded indeterminate inflorescence in which the individual flower stalks (called pedicels) arise from about the same point on the stem at the tip of the peduncle. The geranium, milkweed, and onion have umbels. Umbels usually show centripetal inflorescence, with the lower or outer flowers blooming first.