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Flowers symmetry

This is the basic symmetry of the flower when cut longitudinally and radially. Where there is doubt, normally the corolla is observed.


FL31 actinomorphic regular

Flowers whose longitudinal image shows little or no variation irrespective of the angle of the section in relation to the perianth parts.

FL32 slightly zygomorphic bilateral

Flowers whose longitudinal image varies slightly according to the angle of the section in relation to the perianth parts. See image under FL33.

FL33 markedly zygomorphic bilateral

Flowers whose longitudinal image varies substantially according to the angle of the section in relation to the perianth parts.