Petal

A modified leaf, usually coloured, which forms part of a flower

Petal

In plants a division of the corolla in the flower.

Petal

The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored.
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petal

One of the outer appendages of a flower, located between the outer sepals and the stamens. Petals often display bright colors that serve to attract pollinators. More info?
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Petal

One of the divisions of the corolla
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petal

[n] - part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
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Petal

An often brightly-coloured modified leaf, to attract pollinators.
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Petal

One unit of the corolla.
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Petal

Pet'al noun [ Greek ... a leaf, a leaf or plate of metal, from ... outspread, broad, flat: confer French p├ętale . See Fathom .] 1. (Botany) One of the leaves of the corolla, or the colored leaves of a flower. See Corolla , and Illust. of Flower . ...
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petal

1. <plant biology> A member of the inner whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs of a flower, usually soft and coloured conspicuously. ... 2. <suffix> Seeking; movement toward the part indicated by the main portion of the word. ... Origin: L. Peto, to seek, strive for ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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petal

flower petal noun part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored
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Petal

• (n.) One of the expanded ambulacra which form a rosette on the black of certain Echini. • (n.) One of the leaves of the corolla, or the colored leaves of a flower. See Corolla, and Illust. of Flower.
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petal

(from the article `perfume`) ...of the concrete with a second substance, usually alcohol, leaves the waxes undissolved and provides the concentrated flower oil called an ... [9 related articles]
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petal

petal Any of the component parts, or leaves, of a corolla [the inner floral leaves of a flower].
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petal

A flower part, usually brightly colored and conspicuous. The petal is one of the elements of the corolla.
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petal

Modified leaves surrounding the reproductive portions of a flower; the individual parts of the corolla.
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petal

petal, one of the four basic parts of a flower, next innermost organ from the sepal. The whorl of petals is known collectively as the corolla [Lat.,=little crown]. The number of petals is usually constant within groups (e.g., five in the rose family), as are the numbers of the other organs. Identifi...
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petal

Part of a flower whose function is to attract pollinators such as insects or birds. Petals are frequently large and brightly coloured and may also be scented. Some have a nectary at the base and markings on the petal surface, known as honey guides, to direct pollinators to the source of the nectar. In wind-pollinated plants, however, the petals...
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petal

A division of the corolla.
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Petal

a single segment of a divided corolla
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Petal

The parts of a flower that are often conspicuously colored.
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Petal

==Corolla== The role of the corolla in plant evolution has been studied extensively since Charles Darwin postulated a theory of the origin of elongated corollae and corolla tubes. If the petals are free from one another in the corolla, the plant is polypetalous or choripetalous; while if the petals are at least partially fused together, it is gamo...
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petal

in a flower, one of the segments or divisions of the inner whorl of non-fertile parts surrounding the fertile organs, usually soft and conspicuously coloured; compare sepal.
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Petal

One of the innermost sterile appendages of the flower, usually soft-textured and colored; one member of the corolla.
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petal

free segment of the corolla. adj. petaline. cf. lobe
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