Sentence Examples

  • There are two sepals which fall off before the petals expand.
  • The four sepals are arranged symmetrically, an outer median and an inner lateral pair.
  • From the upper rim of the receptacle are given off the five sepals, the five petals, and the very numerous stamens.
  • The sepals are generally organs for the protection of the flower-bud; the petals, for attracting insects by their conspicuous form and color; the foliage-leaves, for the assimilation of carbon dioxide and other associated functions.
  • There are five free sepals, overlapping in the bud, and, alternating with these, five free petals.

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