Monocot and Dicot

by: Amanda Jones and Alyssa Maloch

Monocot and Dicot definion:

monocot: a flowering plant with an embryo that bears a single cotyledon (seed leaf). Monocotyledon constiute the smaller of the two great divisons of floweringplants, and typically have elongated stalkless leaves with parallel veins (e.g grasses liles,palms.) Dicot: a flowering plant with an embryo that bears two cotyledons (seed leaves). Dicotyledons constiute the larger of the two great divisons of flowering plants and typically have broad. Stalked leaves with netlike veins (e.g daises, hawthorns oaks.)

Examples of dicot and monocots:

Dicot ex: peas and beans

Monocots: wheat and corn