Tepal vs. Petal
Difference Between Tepal and Petal
(botany) Any component of the perianth (outermost whorls of flower parts, not involved in reproduction), especially when the components are not distinguished into sepals and petals.
(botany) One of the component parts of the corolla of a flower. It applies particularly, but not necessarily only, when the corolla consists of separate parts, that is when the petals are not connately fused. Petals are often brightly colored.
an undifferentiated part of a perianth that cannot be distinguished as a sepal or a petal (as in lillies and tulips)
Term of endearment.
To spread out from, like the petals of a flower
part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored