Flowers are the reproductive part of a plant. They are not only involved in reproduction but are also a source of food for other living organisms. They are a rich source of nectar.
Sepals come under the category of the vegetative part of flower.
Sepals: Sepal is the green-coloured part beneath the petals to protect rising buds. Some flowers have fused petals-sepals while a few have separated petals-sepals.
- Flower with joined sepals is Periwinkle (Sadabahar) Datura, Cotton and Hibiscus (China rose).
- Flower with separated sepals is Rose, Lotus and Magnolia.