Explain about monocot plants and dicot plants, Biology

What are the major morphological differences between monocot plants and dicot plants?

The main differentiation criteria among monocots and dicots are: number of cotyledons (seed leaf) in seeds, one in monocots and two in dicots; pattern of leaf veins, parallel in monocots, reticulated in dicots; multiplicity of petal number, multiples of three in monocots, multiples of four or five in dicots; position of vascular bundles in the stem, scattered in monocots, concentrically ringed in dicots.

 

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