Bostryx

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bostryx (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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bostryx In botany, a uniparous helicoid cyme—that is, a raceme-like cyme, or flower-cluster, with all the branches or pedicels upon one side. It is usually more or less coiled.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL.; irreg. fr. Gr. a curl