- racemic acid,
Origin of raceme
Examples from the Web for raceme
This form of inflorescence is known technically as a “raceme.”Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell
If the secondary floral axes give rise to tertiary ones, the raceme is branching, and forms a panicle, as in Yucca gloriosa.
In this specimen a raceme of small flowers was included within the enlarged pericarp of a species of Anchusa.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
The uterine organs, crowded with ova and of a purple color, are represented by him as branched after the fashion of a raceme.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
Diagram of a simple cyme in which the axis lengthens, so as to take the form of a raceme.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Word Origin for raceme
type of flower cluster, 1785, from Latin racemus "a cluster of grapes" (see raisin). Related: Racemic; racemism.