actinomorphic

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actinomorphic

[‚ak·tə·nō′mȯr·fik]
(biology)
Descriptive of an organism, organ, or part that is radially symmetrical.
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In this study, I use experimental manipulations of natural flowers to investigate the effects of floral symmetry on pollination in Bidens aristosa (Asterales: Asteraceae), the western tickseed.
Floral symmetry is associated with flower size and pollen production but not insect visitation rates in Geranium robertianum (Geraniaceae).
After assessing the images, the student uses the drop-down menus to select floral symmetry, ovary position, numbers of parts in the various whorls, and fusion within or between whorls.
Arecaceae are supposed to have largely polysymmetric flowers as floral symmetry is not considered in Uhl & Dransfield (1987) and Dransfield & Uhl (1998).
Diversity of cycloidea-like genes in Gesneriaceae in relation to floral symmetry.
An apparent reversal in floral symmetry in the legume Cadia is a homeotic transformation.