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Monocot

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Monocotyledon

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Liliopsida

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) A taxonomic class of the division Magnoliophyta comprised of lilies, grasses, palms,... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Dicot

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Dicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Vegetable

Definition noun, plural: (1) The edible (part of a) plant (e.g. leaves, roots, flowers) but not including the fruit or... Read More

Eudicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: eudictoyledons Any of the tricolpate angiosperms characterized mainly by having two cotyledons in... Read More

Exogen

Definition noun (physiology) The phase of the hair cycle in which the hair is shed (botany) Any of the plants characterised... Read More

Apical meristem

Definition noun, plural: apical meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue that is located at the tips or terminal... Read More

Lateral meristem

Definition noun, plural: lateral meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue comprised of meristematic cells in the... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Cotyledon

Definition noun, plural: cotyledons (1) (botany) The primary or rudimentary leaf of the embryo of a seed plant that either... Read More

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Seed

Definition noun, plural: seeds (botany) An encapsulated plant embryo; a fertilized ovule of a plant Supplement A seed is a... Read More

Magnoliopsida

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) A taxonomic class comprised of the dicotyledonous plants, according to the Takhtajan system... Read More