Definition of monochasium in English:

monochasium

Line breaks: mono|cha¦sium
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈkeɪzɪəm
 
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noun (plural monochasia)

Botany
  • A cyme in which each flowering branch gives rise to one lateral branch, so that the inflorescence is helicoid or asymmetrical.

Origin

late 19th century: modern Latin, from mono- 'one' + Greek khasis 'separation'.

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