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Flowering plants are divided into two groups: monocots, which have embryos with one cotyledon, and dicots, which have embyros with two cotyledons. These two types of flowering plants also show morphological and structura... More »

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Dicot stems have a circular arrangement of vascular tissues, whereas the stems of monocots have vascular-tissue bundles scattered throughout. In monocots the vascular bundles also tend to be toward the outside of the ste... More »

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A monocot seed has an embryo with a single cotyledon, and a dicot seed has an embryo with two cotyledons. Monocots have stem vascular systems with their bundles scattered, and dicots have their stem vascular systems with... More »

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A monocot seed has an embryo with a single cotyledon, and a dicot seed has an embryo with two cotyledons. Monocots have stem vascular systems with their bundles scattered, and dicots have their stem vascular systems with... More »

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Some examples of monocots are garlic, onions, corn, wheat, rice, asparagus, sugarcane, lilies, orchids and grass, while tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, beans, peas, clovers, apples and pears are diffe... More »

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Dicotyledons, also known as dicots, are one of the two groups into which all flowering plants, or angiosperms, are divided. There are about 200,000 species within this group, including most garden plants like magnolias, ... More »

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Flowering plants belong to one of two classifications: monocots or dicots. These names refer to the embryonic leaves, or cotyledons, of a plant. Monocots have one cotyledon, and dicots have two. Monocots include such woo... More »

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