sepaloid


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sepaloid

(of plant structures) like a SEPAL.
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Flowers light pale green to dull yellow; buds robust, 9-15 mm long; bracteoles sepaloid, 6-7 mm long, 7-8 mm wide, appressed to the calyx; sepals suborbicular to orbicular, 7-9 mm long, 12-14 mm wide; petals 1/2 or more connate, strongly reflexed at anthesis, oblanceolate, (11) 13-15 (18) mm long, 46 mm wide, leathery; stamens 45, 6-7 mm long; filaments free, 1-2 mm long, angular in cross section; anthers sagittate, 4-6 mm long, with yellow pollen; ovary turbinate, 5-8 mm tall, 5-loculed or, occasionally, less through abortion, with 24-30 ovules per locule; style robust, 2-3 mm long; stigma capitate and slightly 5-lobed.
In Rumex the perianth consists of two whorls of three sepaloid tepals.