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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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Taxa Relative Total for taxa richness (%) (US$ [year.sup.-1]) Bryopsida 0.9 109.95 Coniferopsida 0.1 10.99 Dicotyledoneae 67.9 15,376.24 Lycopsida 0.2 27.49 Monocotiledoneae 28.2 9,334.59 Pteropsida 2.6 406.81 Total 100% 25,266.06 Categories Taxa Endemic--Serra Endemic--Espinhaco do Cipo Range (US$ [year.sup.1]) (US$ [year.sup.1]) Bryopsida -- -- Coniferopsida -- -- Dicotyledoneae 1,099.48 3,023.57 Lycopsida -- -- Monocotiledoneae 2,803.68 1,649.22 Pteropsida 54.97 54.97 Total 3,958.13 4,727.77 Categories Taxa Threatened--MG Non-endemic and state not threatened (US$ [year.sup.1]) (US$ [year.sup.1]) Bryopsida -- 109.95 Coniferopsida -- 10.99 Dicotyledoneae 4,013.10 7,240.08 Lycopsida -- 27.49 Monocotiledoneae 2,198.96 2,682.73 Pteropsida -- 296.86 Total 6,212.07 10,368.10
Fisher's contribution was his book, Volume 2, the Vascular Flora of Ohio, Volume Two: The Dicotyledoneae of Ohio, Part Three.
Fourn.) Airy Shaw (402, 669) Tridens muticus (Torr.) Nash (745, 1130) X MAGNOLIOPSIDA (DICOTYLEDONEAE) Acanthaceae Dyschoriste schiedeana (Nees) Kuntze (536) Jacobinia mexicana Seem.