Origin of peloria
OTHER WORDS FROM peloriape·lor·ic [puh-lawr-ik, -lor-], /pəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-/, adjective
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Peloria, an abnormal return to regularity and symmetry in an irregular flower; commonest in Snapdragon.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
This change is sometimes classed with peloria, but there is no abnormal regularity in these cases.
From overlooking the occasional existence of this form of peloria, new genera have sometimes been formed on insufficient grounds.
A similar alteration accompanies this form of peloria in other flowers (see Peloria).
The occurrence both of regular and irregular peloria on the same plant has frequently been observed in Linaria.