Sentence Examples


  • The petals were like silk, their scent strong and sweet.
  • Flower after fall of petals, magnified.
  • The flowers are mostly heavy and drooping, petals brightly coloured, the edges being curiously notched and waved.
  • In diameter, and bear in the axil a solitary, stalked, white flower, about the size and shape of the garden anemone, with six or more petals and twice as many hypogynous stamens.
  • Thus, in a phanerogam, the sepals, petals, stamens and foliage-leaves all come under the category leaf, though some are parts of the perianth, others are spore-bearing organs (sporophylls), and others carry on nutritive processes.