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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2), HN had a much higher percentage (21%) of actinomorphic species than other regions (all <10%) ([X.
But, the small flower size, delicate petals and actinomorphic symmetry are not suitable for foraging visits by Xylocopa bees (Faegri and van der Pijl, 1979).
4 cm wide, imbricate but the rachis visible after anthesis, nervate, ecarinate, glabrous outside, brown punctulate-lepidote inside, margin erose, apex rounded to acute; flowers distichous, erect, (5)15-20 per spike, actinomorphic, corolla helicoiform, subsessile; sepals free, green, oblong, 3-3.
The test involves observing characteristic actinomorphic changes in fibroblasts in tissue culture and is extremely sensitive.
brachycaulos Purple, actinomorphic Exerted from corolla tube T.
The flowers appear to fit a generalist insect pollination syndrome as they are small and actinomorphic with white to yellowish or greenish petals, presented in dense clusters of racemose cymes (Fig.
Asaroideae, with an actinomorphic perianth, consists of three genera and about 130 herbaceous species: Asarum, with ca.
The large (8-12 cm across), showy flowers are actinomorphic, with a bowl-shaped corolla made up of 5-8 pinkish-red petals.
2013), the actinomorphic perianth with ray-like parts, the flowers to 40 cm long, and the pericarpels and floral tubes covered with scales, hairs, and spines.
The bowl shaped corolla is subsessile, pedicel 1-2 mm long; sepal 5, connate at the base, 5 to 10 x 2 to 4 mm; corolla 5, gamopetalous, actinomorphic, isostemone, epipetalous stamens, alternate with the corolla lobes, ovary bicarpelar, superior, 1 to 2 ovules/locule.
flowers of Lamiaceae or Fabaceae actinomorphic descriptive term for flower symmetry, means radially symmetrical, e.