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Photo identity[edit]

I will be glad if someone can identify the species of this inflorescence Image:Inflorescence 1.jpg and put it. thanks. --vineeth 17:28, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

Looks like Euphorbia pulcherrima (Poinsettia) - Marshman 18:06, 17 February 2006 (UTC)
Yes it is, when i saw the picture of the bush , Image:Poinsettia_bush_belize.jpg i could identify it. I am not a biologist but very sure that the appearance of bush is same :) --vineeth 18:14, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

Inaccurate article[edit]

This article is very inaccurate.

  • Determinate/indeterminate: Explain better
  • Raceme: Should come before corymb
  • Cyme: Explain types
  • Head: It can also be determinate. Other inflorescences, like the cyathium (not mentoned!) are pseudanthia.
  • Spadex: Is a kind of spike
  • Ament and catkin are the same thing
  • Solitary: is not an inflorescence
  • The poinsettia has a corymb of cyathia, not florets
  • Many, many other things

Please, improve this article. Aelwyn 08:26, 27 May 2007 (UTC)

Some questions[edit]

Hi! I have some questions. This article has been completely re-written recently.

  • Don't you think articles like panicle, raceme, umbel, pedicel are now unuseful?
  • Do you think that cone doesn't belong here?
  • Should spadix ad catkin be listed in the 'Other' section and have their own for a more in-depth description, just like cyathium?
  • Is there a name in english for the spike-like inflorescence of Mentha longifolia (italian: spicastro, german: Scheinähre)
  • Do you think that the thyrse comes conceptually before the panicle?
  • Another name for Other section? Maybe 'Specialised inflorescences'?
  • Assessment? Still at Start level?

Aelwyn 12:06, 15 September 2007 (UTC)


This page refers to "definite" inflorescences. Should that read "determinate"? Nadiatalent (talk) 18:00, 22 December 2007 (UTC)

Possibly. I've asked for review much time ago, but it didn't help. I'm no native English speaker, so my only answer is 'possibly'. Sorry Aelwyn (talk) 19:48, 22 December 2007 (UTC)

In the Metatopy section, the example labeled "Recaulescence" shows a schematic that does not correspond to the actual structure shown by the real-world example, Tilia. Although it is not very clear in the photograph, in Tilia, the stalk supporting the inflorescence emerges from the middle of the blade-section of the bract. The schematic shows the entire bract on a side-stalk. Mmmeiss (talk) 13:04, 30 October 2008 (UTC)Martin M. Meiss

Why does "anthocarp" redirect here?[edit]

Word not used in article. (talk) 00:47, 12 August 2013 (UTC)