Origin of sepal
Examples from the Web for sepal
Large, very broad of sepal and petal, pale yellow, blotched and spotted with brown.
The colour of sepal and petal pink, the throat yellow, the spreading disc magenta-crimson.
It is thus used of the edge of the disk of the sun or moon, of the expanded part of a petal or sepal in botany, &c.
In one flower of the last-named species the perianth consisted of one sepal only, and one lip-like petal placed opposite to it.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
Harrisoniae in colour and size of sepal and petal; in general shape and in the hues of the labellum after L. purpurata.