actinomorphic









actinomorphic


adjective

  1. Biology. having radial symmetry.
  2. Botany. (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes passing through the axis.

adjective

  1. botany (esp of a flower) having radial symmetry, as buttercupsSee also zygomorphic

  1. Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along any diameter; radially symmetrical. The flowers of the rose and tulip are actinomorphic. Compare zygomorphic.

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