dicotyledon

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di·cot·yl·ed·on

(dī-kot'il-ē'don),
Plant (shrub, herb, or tree) with seeds that consist of two cotyledons, that is, the primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of seed plants.
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Fig. 131 Dicotyledon . The differences between dicotyledons and monocotyledons.

dicotyledon

any flowering plant of the subclass Dicotyledonae, class Angiospermae. Other ANGIOSPERMS belong to the subclass Monocotyledonae (see MONOCOTYLEDON). See figs. 131 and 171 .
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Tome troisieme: Dicotyledones Gamopetales et supplement aux volumes I et II.
Expression precoce de la monocotyledonie et raise en place du point vegetatif de la tige chez quelques Monocotyledones, avec quelques remarques sur les types de symetrie des Monocotyledones et de Dicotyledones.
Presence de cellules de type endodermique dans la tige de quelques Dicotyledones.