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What is a monocotyledonous plant?

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August 30, 2013 2:56PM

Monocot stands for monocotyledon, a reference to the seeds which have only one embryonic seed leaf and not two (dicotylednous).

Examples of monocotyledonous plants/ seeds include:

Bamboos, grasses (such as rice amd wheat) and true palms