Types of Branching
Austin W. W. Sand


FIGURE 32. TYPE OF FLOWERING STALKS
a, One-flowered head (pumila): b, two-flowered head (typical of the Onco-Pogon); c, low-branched to ground, spathes conspicuous (aphylla); d, few short branches above center, erect (germanica); e, more widely branched (pallida x variegata); f, high, short, close branches, stiff stem (pallida); g, short, low branches below center, erect (variegata); h, well and widely branched (E. H. Jenkins, trojana hybrid); i, fastigiate-branching (cypriana, mesopotamica); j, flexuous, well-branched, high (cypriana x pallida hybrid); k, flat head, curious branching, giving mass effect (cypriana x variegata hybrid); l, angular stem and branching (trojana).