The characters which distinguish the classes.MONOCOTSDICOTSEmbryo with single cotyledonEmbryo with two cotyledonsPollen with single furrow or porePollen with three furrows or poresFlower parts in multiples of threeFlower parts in multiples of four or fiveMajor leaf veins parallelMajor leaf veins reticulated
What is a monocot and a dicot?
Monocots have only one seed leaf inside the seed coat. It is often only a thin leaf, because the endosperm to feed the new plant is not inside the seed leaf. Dicots have two seed leaves inside the seed coat. They are usually rounded and fat, because they contain the endosperm to feed the embryo plant.
What is Monocot and Dicot with example?
Legumes (pea, beans, lentils, peanuts) daisies, mint, lettuce, tomato and oak are examples of dicots. Grains, (wheat, corn, rice, millet) lilies, daffodils, sugarcane, banana, palm, ginger, onions, bamboo, sugar, cone, palm tree, banana tree, and grass are examples of plants that are monocots.
How many petals do monocots have?
DICOTS have flowers in which the sepals, petals or corolla lobes, and other parts, usually number 4, 5, or multiples of 4 or 5. The Ruellia (Ruellia caroliniensis), at the right, clearly shows a typical dicot’s floral structure — 5 petals and 4 anthers visible.
What is an example of a monocot seed?
Grasses are monocots (rice, wheat, sugar cane, bamboo), as are garlic, lilies, tulips and orchids, and most everything you plant in your garden for vegetables are dicots (like squash, beans, peas, and lettuce). While dicot seeds are seeds with two Cotyledons. Examples of dicot seeds are – Mango, Peanut, Pea etc.