Home | E-mail | Plant files |  Dictionary  | Search 

 
 
 
Petal [ Botany ]

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  The distinct free colourful, often bright segments of the flower, the inner whorl parts (collectively the corolla) of the flower.  
     
Petals are brightly coloured  in insect pollinated plants and small (or non-existent) in wind pollinated plants.

 

 

1



 

Old Cactuspedia home | E-mail | Photo gallery | Dictionary | Search 

Please note: this is an obsolete page Try the new Cactuspedia interface