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This is a discussion on What is the Opposite of Peloric? A Different Phal in Bloom within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The definition of peloric is 'unusual regularity in the form of a flower that is ...
The definition of peloric is 'unusual regularity in the form of a flower that is normally irregular' as stated correctly above, or alternatively 'a zygomorphic (bilateral) flower taking on an actinomorphic (radial) appearance.' This flower IS peloric, and Phals like this have been around for quite a while. If the word apeloric existed it would mean 'normal morphology for a bilateral flower.' Homeotic refers to the transformation of any structure into another, and is not limited to floral anatomy. Peloria is a special case of homeosis.