Origin of raceme
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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
British Dictionary definitions for raceme
Word Origin for raceme
Word Origin and History for raceme
type of flower cluster, 1785, from Latin racemus "a cluster of grapes" (see raisin). Related: Racemic; racemism.