Translation of petal in Spanish:


pétalo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛdl//ˈpɛt(ə)l/


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    pétalo masculine
    • Even the number of petals on a flower can change after leaf removal.
    • The groom's brother douses the newlyweds with flower petals at the end of the ceremony.
    • A floral meristem gives rise in sequence to sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels.
    • Flower petals were thrown from the rooftops and everyone cheered for the soldiers.
    • In the flower type with attractive petals, the insects are trapped almost immediately.
    • The cremated remains will be scattered over the open sea along with flower petals.
    • The blossoms vary in shape from simple open bowls to flowers with exquisitely recurved petals.
    • Its yellow flowers with sharply reflexed petals have many black speckles.
    • They accepted the obeisance when temple priests showered flower petals on them.
    • In several species the flowers never close, as the petals abscise when the flower is still open.
    • The two adaxial sepals are formed in succession, and the two abaxial petals become visible.
    • In these flowers, the anthers are attached to the petals by short filaments half way down the corolla tube.
    • You just need a couple of roses, which give about ten petals per flower.
    • Beside the stream she found a patch of flowers with silvery green leaves and golden petals.
    • Next to one of the trees was a flower with blue petals and a yellow stem and leaves.
    • The differentiated epidermal cells toward the base of the petal are large and elongated, having extremely large nuclei.
    • Closed flowers were stripped of sepals, petals and anthers just prior to stigma maturity.
    • The inner petals of each flower are tall and thin, held above and around the stamens like a crown.
    • Inside, bright streamers dangled form the ceiling as flower petals decorated the floor.
    • Within a given species it is possible to predict exactly when a bud will open and how rapidly the petals will senesce.