Term Information

Accession
PO:0030122
Name
compound capitulum inflorescence
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
compound capitulum (exact), double capitulum (exact), glome (narrow), glomerule (narrow), heterothetic compound capitulum (narrow), heterothetic double capitulum (narrow), homothetic compound capitulum (narrow), homothetic double capitulum (narrow)
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Definition
An inflorescence (PO:0009049), with a monopodial growth habit, which at anthesis is composed of a radially enlarged inflorescence axis (PO:0020122) and sessile (PATO:0001436) flowers (PO:0009046) on determinate higher order inflorescence axes (PO:0009081) with basal involucral bracts (PO:0009045). Source: NYBG:Brandon_Sinn, NYBG:Dario_Cavaliere
Comment
Examples include many species of daisy family (Asteraceae). The second order inflorescences (PO:0025240) of compound capitulum inflorescences are often called glomerules.
Subset
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