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1 a Define Monocotyledon and Dicotyledon A monocotyledon is a class of angiosperms that has one cotyledon within the seed It has a one seed leaf A dicotyledon is a class of angiosperms that has two cotyledons within the seed It has two seed leaves b Give two examples of each Monocots - 1 lilies 2 grasses Dicots - 1 daisies 2 deciduous trees 2 Describe at least 4 differences between monocotyledon and dicotyledon plants Monocotyledons Seed leaves Veins in leaves Vascular Bundles in stems Flower parts one cotyledon usually parallel scattered in multiples of three Dicotyledons Seed leavesVeins in leavesVascular Bundles in stemsFlower parts 9679two cotyledons9679usually net-like9679arranged in a ring9679multiples of fours fives In the seed leaves of each flower type there is either one cotyledon in it monocot or two cotyledons in it dicots In the flower the veins in the leaf appear to be parallel in monocots and net-like in dicots The vascular bundles in the stem of the flower are scattered and all over the place in monocots and are arranged in a ring in dicots The flower petals also are in groups of three in monocots and are in groups of four or five in dicots 3 State the function of the following flower parts stamen pistil petals sepals stigma style ovary anther filament and receptacle Stamen- The male reproductive organ of a flower consisting of a stalk filament bearing a pollen-producing anther at its tip Pistil- The central female reproductive organ around which the other flower parts are arranged Seed-bearing Petals- Part of the corolla of the flower colored Are used to attract insect pollinators Sepals- Specialized leaf modified to protect the flower bud as the flower develops within Stigma- The part of a flowers female reproductive organ carpel that receives the male pollen grains Style- A slender stalk called which is attached to the egg holding structure Ovary- The
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