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

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

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

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 » Science Biology Botany

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 » Science Biology Botany

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 » Science Earth Science