[ UK /sˈɛpə‍l/ ]
  1. one of the green parts that form the calyx of a flower
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How To Use sepal In A Sentence

  • The two adaxial sepals are formed in succession, and the two abaxial petals become visible.
  • A broad investigation was initiated into the floral development of 30 taxa out of 15 tribes, focussing on the initiation of bracteoles and on the sequence of sepal initiation.
  • The perianth is commonly uniseriate, consisting of 3-5 valvate, basally connate sepals, but sometimes an equal number of petals are also present.
  • Mature flowers are scarlet without clear differentiation between bracteoles, sepals or petals.
  • The normal coloration of the calyx occurs most frequently in polysepalous calyces; teratological coloration, on the other hand, occurs especially in gamosepalous flowers. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • Each flower was dissected with the aid of a stereoscope and length of individual parts (sepals, petals, anthers, filaments, styles, and ovaries) was measured to the nearest 0.1 mm using an ocular reticle.
  • Sepals very large, incurved, overlapping each other, having the appearance of being semi-double, and being of good substance. Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.
  • The flowers are 2 in. long, bell-shaped; the petals shining lemon-yellow, with a tinge of brown on the outside, whilst the sepals are like a number of fish-scales, overlapping each other down the outside of the campanulate tube. Cactus Culture for Amateurs Being Descriptions of the Various Cactuses Grown in This Country, With Full and Practical Instructions for Their Successful Cultivation
  • In the poppy family, the sepals are caducous.
  • Fruits of this species are glabrous achenes, with sepals modified into plumose bristles and are frequently wind-dispersed.
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