What is a petal?

Petals are the colourful outer portion of a flower. They can be separate such as in a Daisy or Rose, or fused together like an Orchid.Monocotyledonous plants have petals in multiples of 3 (3 or 6 or 9 etc.), whereas dicotyledonous plants have petals in multiples of 4 or 5 (4 or 8 or 12, or, 5 or ...

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