Sepal

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any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood greenhood , helmet orchid
long-spurred orchid with base leaves and petals converging under the upper sepal Habenaria hookeri , Hooker's orchid
undifferentiated part of a perianth that cannot be distinguished as a sepal or a petal (as in lilies and tulips) tepal
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