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Actinomorphic   [ Botany ]
Synonym: Regular

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  Of a flower with radial symmetry which is symmetrical about its longitudinal axes with the parts in each whorl particularly sepals, petals and stamens not differing in shape, size or placement.  
     
Any longitudinal slice along the central axis produces similar halves of the flower. 

Cf zygomorphic
     

 

 

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