Flowering plants characterised by having two cotyledons (seed leaves); examples include most fruiting and flowering trees, and most annual and perennial flowering plants.
Dicots are plants that are characterized by a two cotyledons (seed leaves) in the seed, netted veins leaves, vascular bundles in a ring, flower parts in fours or fives or multiples of fours or fives, and a vascular cambium with secondary growth and concentric growth rings. DIAGRAMS: PHOTOS: 1-Year Tilia Stem / 2-Year Tilia Stem 3-Year Tilia Stem / 3-Year Tilia Stem / 3-Year Tilia Stem 6-Year Tilia Stem / 6-Year Tilia Stem / 6-Year Tilia Stem Dicot Root / Dicot Root / Dicot Root / Dicot Root Dicot Root
Flowering plants whose embryo has two cotyledons. [AV
Plants having netted veins, taproot systems, embryos with two cotyledons, a vascular core in the stem, and usually four or five floral whorls. Ex., legumes, cucurbits, roses, maples, sunflowers, etc.
One of the two main types of flowering plants; characterized by having two cotyledons, floral organs arranged in cycles of four or five, and leaves with reticulate veins; include trees (except conifers) and most ornamental and crop plants. PICTURE
flowering plants like trees, peas, buttercups or shrubs that possess two embyronic leaves.