Thesaurus / racemes

other words for racemes

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The flowers appear in early summer in racemes three or four inches long, and continue open during several months in succession.

American Forest TreesHenry H. Gibson

The racemes are also much more loose, from the flowers being on rather long pedicels.

The Chinese variety is distinguished by the length of its racemes, sometimes three feet long.

Old-Time GardensAlice Morse Earle

Its silvery foliage and racemes of rather large canary-colored flowers are common upon open hill-slopes by April.

The flowers are bell-shaped, pendent, blue, and produced in racemes of many flowers.

Like Prunus Virginiana, excepting that the racemes are longer and drooping, and the stone is roughened.

Nicotiana pusilla, or primrose-leaved tobacco: leaves of oblong oval, radical; flowers in racemes, acute.

NicotianaHenry James Meller

At first the racemes are short, but they lengthen out considerably as upper flowers open and the lower ones fruit.

Field and Woodland PlantsWilliam S. Furneaux

Racemes erect, often compound, with bracts shorter than the flowers and with smooth filaments.

The other day only the outer and lower flowers of the racemes were blown, but on this occasion the whole cluster was in bloom.