Definición de corymb en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈkôrim(b)/


A flower cluster whose lower stalks are proportionally longer so that the flowers form a flat or slightly convex head.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The genus has some species with single flowers, but most have racemes, corymbs or subumbels.
  • As the photo shows, the corymbs bloom first around the edges and the center buds open last.
  • The small white flowers are borne in rather dense corymbs at the ends of the branches.



Pronunciación: /ˈkôrimˌbōs/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The flowers are several, large, blue, erect, borne in a terminal, corymbose panicle, on long footstalks.
  • Flowers are small, from pale - pink to purple, at the top of the stalk gathered into large corymbose panicle clusters.
  • White Syndrome for corymbose and tabular Acropora, in particular, results in high mortality.


Early 18th century: from French corymbe or Latin corymbus, from Greek korumbos 'cluster'.

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División en sílabas: cor·ymb

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