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monocotyledon

any flowering plant of the group Monocotyledonae. See DICOTYLEDON for comparative table (Fig. 131).
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Labbe, Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie: Cryptogames vasculaires, Gymnospermes et Monocotyledones, Office del'Experimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles de Tunisie (SEFAN), Tunis, Tunisia, 1954.
Monocotyledones are other major group, with 98 taxa (17,4 %), belonging to 21 families).
Most species, especially the monocotyledones, produce new leaves in defined intervals throughout the year.