Definition of sepal in English:
Each of the parts of the calyx of a flower, enclosing the petals and typically green and leaflike.
- Roots, stems, leaves, sepals, petals, stamens, stigmas/styles, ovaries, and seeds were collected and frozen in liquid nitrogen.
- The formation of organs in the four whorls of a typical eudicotyledonous flower, consisting of sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels, requires many genes for proper organ and tissue development.
- The cocoa flower has five free sepals, five free petals, five staminodes, five stamens and an ovary of five united carpels.
Definition of sepal in:
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