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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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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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A labeled monocot stem is a diagram that features the cross section of a monocot plant stem. In this diagram, the parts of the monocot stem are labeled and usually consist of the vascular bundle, the parenchyma, the cort... More »

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The cotyledon, which forms in the embryo of a seed before germination, stores food for the embryo. Along with the endosperm, the cotyledon nourishes the new growth of the plant. It is the part of the seed that emerges fr... More »

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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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Examples of monocot seeds include garlic, onion, corn, wheat, asparagus, and orchids. Examples of dicot seeds include tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, beans, peas, clovers, apples and celery. More »

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