peloria(redirected from pelory)
Unusual regularity in the form of a flower that is normally irregular.
pe·lor′ic (-lôr′ĭk, -lŏr′-) adj.
(Botany) the abnormal production of actinomorphic flowers in a plant of a species that usually produces zygomorphic flowers
[C19: via New Latin from Greek pelōros, from pelōr monster]
peloric, pelorian, ˈpeloˌrized, ˈpeloˌrised adj
the phenomenon of a regular structure appearing as an abnormality in flowers which are usually irregular. Also called epanody. — peloric, pelorian, adj.See also: Flowers