Definition of flower head in English:

flower head

Syllabification: flow·er head
(also flowerhead)


  • A compact mass of flowers at the top of a stem, especially a capitulum.
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    • Seeds were collected from these two rows of the flower head only and at defined days after anthesis.
    • The pipewort family, whose plants put forth a single flower head on one stem, is well represented by three kinds of pipeworts, at least two kinds of bog-buttons, and one species of hatpins.
    • It relates to the disposition of leaves on a stem and seeds in a flower head.

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