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Definition of sepal

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Definition as written by Sis:

One of the divisions or parts of the calyx of a flower.

Definition as written by Baa:

The sepal is usually green and smaller than the petals but can occasionally be colourful like the petals

Definition as written by Monocromatico:

The most outter, leaf-like or membranaceous structures of a flower, directly associated with the floral receptacule. They are often covering all the other structures in the floral bud.

Also, see "calyx".

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