Origin of umbel
Words nearby umbel
Example sentences from the Web for umbel
The point at the top of the stalk from which the blossoms grow is called the "umbel."Wildflowers of the Farm|Arthur Owens Cooke
He strives clearly to reach the bottom, to penetrate even the vital center of the hortensia's umbel.The Book of Masks|Remy de Gourmont
In like manner, a head of flowers becomes sometimes converted into an umbel.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
They are both strong-smelling plants with bulbous roots, radical leaves, and flowers arranged in an umbel with membranous spathes.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
In Eryngium the shortening of the pedicels changes an umbel into a capitulum.