From LatinracÄ“mōsus (“full of clusters"), from racÄ“mus (“cluster, bunch").
Racemose Sentence Examples
Bulbous plants with a terminal racemose inflorescence; the anthers open introrsely and the capsule is loculicidal.
Every variety of racemose and paniculate inflorescence obtains, and the number of spikelets composing those of the large kinds is often immense.
Thus we may have a group of racemes, arranged in a racemose manner on a common axis, forming a raceme of racemes or compound raceme, as in Astilbe.
Again, there may be a raceme of capitula, that is, a group of capitula disposed in a racemose manner, as in Petasites, a raceme of umbels, as in ivy, and so on, all the forms of inflorescence being indefinite in disposition.