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Question 1: An inflorescence is a group or cluster of ________ arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches.
FruitFlowerSeedFlowering plant

Question 2:
  • Secondary axis still dichasial: dichasium (characteristic of ________)
    CaryophyllaceaePlantFlowering plantAmaranthaceae

Question 3: The successive pedicels follow a zig-zag path on the same plane: rhipidium (many ________)
IridaceaeFlowering plantOrchidaceaeAmaryllidaceae

Question 4: The family ________ has a peculiar inflorescence of small spikes (spikelets) organised in panicles or spikes that are usually simply and improperly referred to as spike and panicle.
PoaceaeRiceFlowering plantMaize

Question 5: See '________' for in-depth descriptions.

Question 6: If many bracts are present and they are strictly connected to the stem, like in the family ________, the bracts might collectively be called an involucre.
FlowerAsteraceaePlantFlowering plant

Question 7: A reduced raceme or cyme that grows in the ________ of a bract is called a fascicle.
PlantFlowering plantLeafSeed

Question 8: A verticillaster is a fascicle with the structure of a dichasium; it is common among the ________.
Savory (genus)VerbenaceaeLemon balmLamiaceae

Question 9: The modifications can involve the length and the nature of the internodes and the ________, as well as variations in the proportions, compressions, swellings, adnations, connations and reduction of main and secondary axes.

Question 10: The genus Ficus (Moraceae) has an inflorescence called syconium and the genus ________ has cyathia (sing.
PlantEuphorbiaFlowering plantEuphorbiaceae

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