Origin of sepal
OTHER WORDS FROM sepalsepaled, sepalled, adjective
How to use sepal in a sentence
The calyx is composed of five sepals, the corolla of four or five lobes, and the stamens are attached to the corolla.
The flowers are mostly small and white, with five sepals (when present), five petals, and five stamens.
It has a creeping woody rootstock, and a rough angular stem; and the petals are generally but little longer than the sepals.
Polysepalous, pol-i-sep′a-lus, adj. having the sepals separate from each other.
Petals veined, sepals dotted, with crimson—the underside of both heavily stained.The Woodlands Orchids|Frederick Boyle