panicle of greenish-yellow flowers erect, blooming after the leaves have expanded.
panicled, Paniculate, arranged in panicles, or like a panicle.
Here is the rough "cocksfoot grass," with its head or "panicle" as it is called, upright and tufted.
The index reference for "panicle" should probably be 76, rather than 81, but was not changed.
Your case of the panicle with open flowers being sterile is parallel to that of Leersia oryzoides.
With the last-named gentleman a panicle, with sixty flowers upon it, is now (April, 1864) in full beauty.
If the secondary floral axes give rise to tertiary ones, the raceme is branching, and forms a panicle, as in Yucca gloriosa.
The panicle is often two feet long, with its string of scarlet horns.
In Eragrostis tremula the panicle is very diffuse, in Eragrostis Willdenoviana less so.
Aira is a genus of delicate annuals with slender hair-like branches of the panicle.
A branched indeterminate inflorescence in which the branches are racemes, so that each flower has its own stalk (called a pedicel) attached to the branch. Oats and sorghum have panicles. See illustration at inflorescence.