flower with only two petals?

Stinger stinger
Fri Aug 2 17:18:53 EST 1996

Many grasses have only two lodicules (reduced petals) or 3 in two whorls
implying that one is a sepal.  This is a simplified evolutionary interpretation
of course since petals in general are definitely not homologous.
Stinger Guala
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