A sepal[1][2][3] is a pairt o the flouer o angiosperms (flouerin plants).

Diagram shawin the pairts o a matur flouer. In this example the perianth is separatit intae a calyx (sepals) an corolla (petals)


  1. Frae French sépale, frae New Laitin sepalum, blend o sep- frae Greek skepē, "a coverin" an -alum frae New Laitin petalum, "petal", influenced bi French pétale "petal".
  2. "Oxford dictionary".
  3. "Collins dictionary".