Panicles



[pan-i-kuh l] /ˈpæn ɪ kəl/

noun, Botany.
1.
a compound raceme.
2.
any loose, diversely branching flower cluster.
/ˈpænɪkəl/
noun
1.
a compound raceme, occurring esp in grasses
2.
any branched inflorescence
panicle
(pān’ĭ-kəl)
A branched indeterminate inflorescence in which the branches are racemes, so that each flower has its own stalk (called a pedicel) attached to the branch. Oats and sorghum have panicles. See illustration at inflorescence.

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