sepaloid


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se·pal·oid

 (sē′pə-loid′, sĕp′ə-)
adj.
Resembling a sepal.

sepaloid

(ˈsiːpəˌlɔɪd) or

sepaline

adj
(Botany) (esp of petals) resembling a sepal in structure and function
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Adj.1.sepaloid - resembling or characteristic of a sepal
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Two gene activities have to be recognized, leading to a distinction between whorl identity and organ identity: one that influences the outcome or function of an organ (whether it be sepaloid or petaloid, etc.
In Rumex the perianth consists of two whorls of three sepaloid tepals.