octamerous

octamerous

(ɒkˈtæmərəs)
adj
(Botany) consisting of eight parts, esp (of flowers) having the parts arranged in groups of eight
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To perform the test, the animals were divided into octamerous groups, weighed, numbered, and administered as follows.
Corolla merosity: trimerous = 0; tetramerous = 1; pentamerous = 2; hexamerous = 3; octamerous = 4.
In total, 38 specimens have been seen and three of them (7.9%) have clearly visible additional anchors and tentacle groups, matched with additional rows of gonads, giving perfect pentamerous, hexamerous and octamerous symmetry.