Sentence Examples


  • The four sepals are arranged symmetrically, an outer median and an inner lateral pair.
  • Sepals transformed into leaves.
  • 2), which is also dioecious, the small male flowers are borne in large numbers in shortstalked spathes; the petals are minute and scalelike, and only two of the three stamens are fertile; the flowers become detached before opening and rise to the surface, where the sepals expand and form a float bearing the two projecting semi-erect stamens.
  • From the upper rim of the receptacle are given off the five sepals, the five petals, and the very numerous stamens.
  • They are distinguished by having one of the five blue or yellow coloured sepals (the posterior one) in the form of a helmet; hence the English name monkshood.