Tepal
Tepal Tep"al, n. [F. t['e]pale, fr. p['e]tale, by transposition.] (Bot.) A division of a perianth. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Tepal — Tepals are elements of the perianth, or outer part of a flower, which include the petals or sepals. The term tepal is usually used when all segments of the perianth are of similar shape and color, or undifferentiated. When different types of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tepal — Original name in latin Tepal Name in other language Tepal State code ID Continent/City Asia/Makassar longitude 8.6261 latitude 117.1787 altitude 869 Population 0 Date 2013 01 10 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Tepal — Geöffnete Tulpenblüte mit sechs gelb rot gefärbten Tepalen in zwei Kreisen. Als Tepalen bezeichnet man Blütenhüllblätter, wenn sie mehr oder weniger gleichgeformt und gefärbt sind. Dann nennt man das Perianth Perigon, alle Perigonblätter einer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tepal — /tee peuhl, tep euhl/, n. Bot. one of the divisions of a flower perianth, esp. one that is not clearly differentiated into petals and sepals, as in lilies and tulips. [ < F tépale (1827), alter. of pétale petal, on the model of sépale sepal;… …   Universalium

  • tepal — noun One of the component parts of the perianth, the outermost whorls of flower parts, especially when the perianth is not divided into two whorls of unequal appearance. See Also: sepal, petal …   Wiktionary

  • tepal — [ tɛp(ə)l, ti:p(ə)l] noun Botany a petal or sepal in a flower in which there is no distinction between them. Origin C19: from Fr. tépale, blend of pétale petal and sépal sepal …   English new terms dictionary

  • tepal — te•pal [[t]ˈti pəl, ˈtɛp əl[/t]] n. bot one of the divisions of a flower perianth, esp. one that is not clearly differentiated into petals and sepals, as in lilies and tulips • Etymology: < F tépale (1827), alter. of pétale petal, on the model …   From formal English to slang

  • tepal — /ˈtipəl/ (say teepuhl) noun an element of the perianth in flowers which do not have petals, such as tulips, anemones, hellebores, etc. {(pe)t(al) + (s)epal} …   Australian English dictionary

  • tepal — noun an undifferentiated part of a perianth that cannot be distinguished as a sepal or a petal (as in lilies and tulips) • Hypernyms: ↑plant part, ↑plant structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthese — Die Blüte einer Pflanze ist − in weitgefasster Definition − ein unverzweigter Kurzspross mit begrenztem Wachstum, dessen Blätter indirekt oder direkt im Dienst der geschlechtlichen Fortpflanzung stehen: indirekt als Schutz oder Anlockungsorgane… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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