capitulum

Definitions of capitulum
  1. noun
    a dense cluster of flowers or foliage
    synonyms: head
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    type of:
    plant organ
    a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
  2. noun
    fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
    synonyms: ear, spike
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    types:
    mealie
    an ear of corn
    type of:
    fruit
    the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
  3. noun
    an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree
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    type of:
    crown, treetop
    the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
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