In dicots - usually have netlike leaf veins and flower...

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In  dicots  (dicotyledon plants), most of the food is stored in endosperm in two cotyledons. Among the  monocots are grasses, orchids, irises, and lilies. Dicots have two seed leaves (cotyledons) that  provide nutrients for the plants as they grow for the seed. Monocots have a single cotyledon.  Monocots usually have parallel leaf veins and flower parts occurring in threes. Dicots, in contrast, 
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Unformatted text preview: usually have netlike leaf veins and flower parts in fours or fives. Most of the flowering plants are dicots. Figure 2 Growth of monocotyledon (monocot) and dicotyledon (dicot) plants. Other parts of the young plant are illustrated....
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Pesthy during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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