(as applied to the inflorescence of the
Poaceae) not spreading, in which the branches of the inflorescence are
erect and close to the main axis.
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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A.
. Flora of Zambia: Glossary details: contracted.
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