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Large, very broad of sepal and petal, pale yellow, blotched and spotted with brown.

The Woodlands OrchidsFrederick Boyle

The colour of sepal and petal pink, the throat yellow, the spreading disc magenta-crimson.

The Woodlands OrchidsFrederick Boyle

It is thus used of the edge of the disk of the sun or moon, of the expanded part of a petal or sepal in botany, &c.

In one flower of the last-named species the perianth consisted of one sepal only, and one lip-like petal placed opposite to it.

Vegetable TeratologyMaxwell T. Masters

Harrisoniae in colour and size of sepal and petal; in general shape and in the hues of the labellum after L. purpurata.

The Woodlands OrchidsFrederick Boyle

In other flowers the sepals have grown together so they appear to be only one sepal.

Petal and sepal are ‘stone-colour,’ warmed, one cannot say even tinged, with crimson.

The Woodlands OrchidsFrederick Boyle

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