bisymmetric

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bisymmetric

(ˌbaɪsɪˈmɛtrɪk) or

bisymmetrical

adj
1. (Botany) botany showing symmetry in two planes at right angles to each other
2. (Biology) (of plants and animals) showing bilateral symmetry
ˌbisymˈmetrically adv
bisymmetry n
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1/10 the achene's length, which does not permit a sectional assignment, yet the many-nerved utricle, the bisymmetrical achene, longer than wide, and the thin style all suggest that possible affinities could be sections Paludosae and Vesicariae.
26) Symmetry of 1 [degrees] valvular plicae, two states: radial (0), bisymmetrical (1).
27) Symmetry of armarium, three states: radial (0), bisymmetrical (1), no teeth (2).
The fruit is a 2-winged, bilocular bisymmetrical schizocarp formed from a superior ovary.