Sentence Examples with the word Floriferous

The plants are nearly allied to Cereus, differing chiefly in the floriferous portion developing these longer and more attenuated hair-like spines, which surround the base of the flowers and form a dense woolly head or cephalium.

The flower with its palea is thus sessile in the axil of a floriferous glume, and in a few grasses (Leersia (fig.