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synonyms for racemes

  • conoid
  • pyramid
  • raceme
  • strobile
  • strobiloid
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How to use racemes in a sentence

The flowers are set in close racemes at the ends of the branches, and are bluish in color and of bean blossom shape.
PRAIRIE SMOKE (SECOND EDITION, REVISED)MELVIN RANDOLPH GILMORE
It is a tree of graceful appearance, with elegant pinnated foliage and numerous racemes of fragrant flowers.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
The tree bears a profusion of scarlet racemes of flowers, and of large bright green leaves.
AUSTRALIAN PICTURESHOWARD WILLOUGHBY
The other day only the outer and lower flowers of the racemes were blown, but on this occasion the whole cluster was in bloom.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
The flowers are produced in pendulous racemes; they are fleshy, whitish, or yellow, and spotted with purple or brown.
ORCHIDSJAMES O'BRIEN
Slender date trees sway in the breeze, and the long racemes of the acacia shed their delicate perfume abroad.
THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE: BOOK VIIANNA B. BADLAM
The flowers are of a red-purple colour, changing to greenish blue as they fade; and are in loose racemes of from two to four.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The flowers are about half an inch long, in short, dense, shortly-stalked racemes.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The racemes are one-sided, on rather long stalks, with from ten to thirty flowers, each nearly half an inch long.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
The blue flowers are arranged in erect terminal racemes, either simple or branched, each flower having a short stalk.
FIELD AND WOODLAND PLANTSWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
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