bostryx

Bostryx

Bos"tryx\, n. [NL.; irreg. fr. Gr. ? a curl.] (Bot.) A form of cymose inflorescence with all the flowers on one side of the rachis, usually causing it to curl; -- called also a uniparous helicoid cyme.
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