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What flower has 15 petals?
Large flower with 15 petals - pictures of Arnica Chamissonis, Asteraceae - wildflowers of West USA.
What flowers have 12 petals?
Houseleek is the only member of the Stonecrop Family to have 12 petals; most Stonecrops have but 5. If the petals are deeply cleft, to over half-way, then the flower can appear to have twice as many petals than what it does.
How many petals can a flower have?
The number of petals in a flower may hold clues to a plant's classification. For example, flowers on eudicots (the largest group of dicots) most frequently have four or five petals while flowers on monocots have three or six petals, although there are many exceptions to this rule.
What flower has 13 petals?
On many plants, the number of petals is a Fibonacci number: buttercups have 5 petals; lilies and iris have 3 petals; some delphiniums have 8; corn marigolds have 13 petals; some asters have 21 whereas daisies can be found with 34, 55 or even 89 petals.
How many petals are on a red rose?
The flowers of most species have five petals, with the exception of Rosa sericea, which usually has only four. Each petal is divided into two distinct lobes and is usually white or pink, though in a few species yellow or red. Beneath the petals are five sepals (or in the case of some Rosa sericea, four).
Which flower has the most number of petals?
The scientifically correct answer is buttercups, although the common English (and scientifically incorrect) answer is sunflowers. The family that has the truest petals is the buttercup family, the Ranunculaceae. Those flowers can vary in the number of petals, even within a species, but ten-twelve is a common number.
Which flower has only 5 petals?
Hibiscus are showy flowers and display large, five-petaled blossoms that attract both hummingbirds and bees.