Sepals

Some articles on sepals, sepal:

Bulbophyllum Medusae
... after Gorgon Medusa of Greek mythology since the long lateral sepals of its flowers are rather like the snakes that formed Medusa's hair ... cluster contains 30-100 tiny flowers each with long slender sepals ... The sepals may be as long as 15 cm ...
Scuticaria (orchid) - Description
... purple or greenish flowers, with petals and sepals plain, stained or striped, usually by light brown but also by diverse combinations and shades of the other mentioned ... They have sepals of similar sizes and form an almost invisible chin with the column foot ... The petals may be similar to the sepals but smaller, or much smaller and with a much narrower base, occasionally showing different patterns or colors ...
Lepidobotryaceae - Description
... They are small and greenish with five sepals and five petals ... The sepals and petals are similar in size and appearance, free from each other, or very shortly united at the base ... In the flower bud, the sepals are arranged quincuncially ...
Lycaste - Description
... like all orchid blooms, have three petals and three sepals ... The petals are typically yellow, white, or orange, and the sepals are yellow, orange, green, or reddish brown ... The petals and sepals may be marked sparsely or densely with red, reddish purple, purple, or reddish brown spots ...
Synsepal
... Such sepals are said to be gamosepalous ... among Lady's Slipper orchids (Cypripedioideae) that the two lateral sepals are connate to form a synsepal in the outer whorl ... This is located directly behind the pouch, opposite the upward-pointing dorsal sepal ...