The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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The secondary inflorescence of the Asterales (i.e., the arrangement of the flower
heads) is typically cymose (determinate). The terminal head blooms first, followed
by the terminal heads of the main branches. After that the sequence is less ...
Artemisia stelleriana, one of several plants called dusty miller, has disciform
heads, as do plants of the genus Gnaphalium (cudweed). Some species, such as
Erigeron compositus, show a complete series of transitions from the radiate to the
Since each head represents a complete inflorescence, it is assumed that
primitive members of the order had relatively few heads, each with relatively
numerous flowers. The cymose secondary inflorescence (the arrangement
among the ...
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