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monocotyledon

any flowering plant of the group Monocotyledonae. See DICOTYLEDON for comparative table (Fig. 131).
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The high percentage of consumption of monocotyledons in our samples (78.
2012) that, in monocotyledons, the pericycle itself is involved in the thickening process with the formation of new vascular bundles and parenchyma.
This summary of information on the secondary growth in monocotyledons can initiate discussion on the issues that have so far been enigmatic.
Decorative flowering plants: It was about 166 species from 37 families of Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons.
Crystalliferous idioblasts are common in monocotyledons (Prychid & Rudall 1999) and can assume several functions, such as storage of calcium and oxalic acid, plant defense, mechanical support, ionic changing, osmotic control and regulation of the levels of calcium in cells of the phloem (Franceschi & Horner 1980, Paiva & Machado 2005).
The non-taxonomic group of taxa with phytotelmata is represented by members of at least 29 plant families (Fish 1983), mostly monocotyledons, but some dicotyledons can form treeholes.
Classification, evolution, and phylogeny of the families of Monocotyledons.
As with all monocotyledons (plants with a single seed-leaf) it is best to allow seedlings to grow on for at least a year before potting them on.
As with all monocotyledons - plants with a single seed-leaf - it is best to allow seedlings to grow for at least a year before potting them.
The taxonomic treatments cover pteridophytes and gymnosperms, dicotyledons, and monocotyledons.
Instead, palms have no growth rings because they are monocotyledons that do not produce true wood.
The Orchidaceae is one of the most diverse plant families, with at least 24,000 extant species (World Checklist of Monocotyledons, 2006).