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What is the difference between a monocot and a dicot?
November 01, 2014 2:04PM
what is the deifference between a monocot and a dicot?
1. A monocot plant has one cotyledon (scutellum) in its embryo whereas a dicot plant has two cotyledones.
2. A moncot plant has generally isobilateral leaf with parallel venation whereas a diicot plant has dorsiventral leaf with reticulate venation.
3. The vascular bundles in monocot plants are without
intrafasicular cambium whereas in dicot the vascular bundles has
cambium in between xylem and phloem.
a monocot has a one seed cotyledon(the word "mono" means "one")..while the dicot has a two seed cotyledon...