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sepal

a modified leaf (usually green) forming part of the CALYX of the flower of a DICOTYLEDON, which often protects the flower while in bud but which can be modified for other functions; for example in the dandelion it forms the seed parachute.
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As mentioned in the results, fourteen morphological traits in twenty four genotypes of satureja species include plant height, Plant width, branch number per main stem, subsidiary stem length, Spike length, Spikelets length, Peduncle length, Sepals length, Sepals width, Internode length, Stem diameter, Flower length, Leaf length and Leaf width are discussed.
5 mm 3-8 mm dichasial peduncle Calyx, corolla 4 or 5 5 and androecium merosity Sepal margins erose entire Samara two-celled, one-seeded, one-celled, one-seeded, 16-19 x 5-6 mm, 20-28 x 7.
This species too has a bi-coloured flower, with the sepals and petals being almost translucent green to cream, and a purple labellum.
6 cm long, sepals that are free, lanceolate and with laciniate margins, and corollas that are sigmoid with 4 external appendages at the limb.
From below these sepals swoop forward two anthers, behind which -- and not to be missed -- is that third, pale petal.
The width of the sepals (upper, lower and the pair of laterals), the length of petals, and the length and width of seeds and pollen grains from the specimens collected and also from herbarium material (see Appendix 1) were measured.
The calyx is weakly monosymmetfic with three subequal, keeled, pale green sepals tinged distally with purple.
p) is formed (fig 1 C), in more advanced stages (fig 1 D), respectively, from outside to inside the sepals (Se).
In addition, the lateral sepals and floret size of the white hybrid are larger than those of the pale-mauve hybrid.
It produces green sepals instead of yellow petals around a large black cone.
tricholepis because the former has deep purple flowers, sepals glabrous and 3nerved, bracts 1-nerved, and leaves with 3nerved sheath.