Zygomorphic flower

  • Title

    Zygomorphic flower

  • Definition

    A flower capable of being divided into only two equal parts (mirror images) by a line passing through the middle of a flower, i.e., other lines passing the middle of the flower will not give mirror images of one another; same as monosymmetric, bilaterally symmetrical, and irregular flowers and opposite of actinomorphic, monosymmetric, radially symmetrical, and regular flowers. This term can refer to other plant parts as well.

  • Related Terms

    Bilaterally symmetrical flower

    Monosymmetric flower

    Irregular flower

    Radially symmetrical flower

    Actinomorphic flower

    Regular flower

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