a spike-like inflorescence with many bracteate and loosely crowded unisexual flowers that is often pendulous and may resemble a cat's tail.
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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A.
. Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: catkin.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/glossary-display.php?glossary_id=119, retrieved 24 March 2017