The upcoming discussion will update you about the differences between Capitulum and Hypanthodium.
Difference # Capitulum:
1. Receptacle consists of a flattened disc or upright column.
2. Receptacle is open from above.
3. The receptacle does not become fleshy.
4. The flowers are well exposed.
5. An involucre occurs at the base
6. Capitulum may be homogamous or heterogamous.
7. It is racemose in nature.
8. The flowers are generally bisexual.
Difference # Hypanthodium:
1. Receptacle is flask-shaped.
2. Receptacle is closed except for a pore lined by scales.
3. The receptacle becomes fleshy.
4. The flowers are not exposed.
5. An involucre is absent.
6. Hypanthodium is always heterogamous.
7. It has three condensed cymes.
8. The flowers are unisexual and show a distinct distribution.