Zygomorphic



having bilateral symmetry; divisible lengthwise into similar or symmetrical halves.
Historical Examples

The flowers are always more or less bilaterally symmetrical (zygomorphic).
Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany Douglas Houghton Campbell

When a flower can be divided by a single plane into two exactly similar parts; then it is said to be zygomorphic.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5 Various

In Pelargonium the flower is zygomorphic with a spurred posterior sepal and the petals differing in size or shape.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7 Various

adjective
(of a flower) capable of being cut in only one plane so that the two halves are mirror images See also actinomorphic

zygomorphic zy·go·mor·phic (zī’gə-môr’fĭk, zĭg’ə-) or zy·go·mor·phous (-fəs)
adj.
Bilaterally symmetrical. Used of organisms or parts.
zygomorphic
(zī’gə-môr’fĭk, zĭg’ə-)
Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along only one line; bilaterally symmetrical. The flowers of the iris and the snapdragon are zygomorphic. Compare actinomorphic.

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