A radish is a dicot, not a monocot. Dicots are flowering plants that begin life with two cotyledons or embryonic leaves, while monocots are plants that begin life with a single embryonic leaf. The term monocots covers al... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

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 » Science Biology Botany

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 » Science Biology Botany
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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 » Science Biology Botany