Definition of Monocotyledones

1. Noun. Comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monocotyledones

Monique
Monistat
Monitor
Monkey Hanger
Monkey Hangers
Monmouth
Monmouth Court House
Monmouthshire
Monnet
Monnow
Monocanthidae
Monocanthus
Monoceros
Monochamus
Monocotyledonae
Monocotyledones (current term)
Monod
Monod-Wyman-Changeux model
Monodon
Monodon monoceros
Monodontidae
Monom
Monomorium
Monomorium minimum
Monomorium pharaonis
Monongahela
Monongahela River
Mononychus olecranus
Monophysite
Monophysites

Literary usage of Monocotyledones

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"VENATION OF Monocotyledones. The typical venation of Monocotyledones arises when a primordium of a leaf, attached by a broad base to the stem, grows nearly ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Angiosperms fall naturally into two classes, Monocotyledones and Dicotylédones. Class I.—Monocotyledones. Includes Flowering Plants whose flowers typically ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"Monocotyledones. b. Dicotyledones. CLASS i, Monocotyledones These plants are usually distinguished by the following characters : the plant begins with a ..."

4. Analytical Class-book of Botany: Designed for Academies and Private Students by Frances Harriet Green, Joseph W. Congdon (1857)
"The Monocotyledones, which embrace the Palm, Grass and Lily tribes, ... In Monocotyledones, the cotyledon never appears above ground ; while in ..."

5. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"Monocotyledones : the embryo has usually a single terminal cotyledon, ... Monocotyledones. Although the seed typically contains endosperm, it contains none ..."

6. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1906)
"Monocotyledones (Embryo with one cotyledon, stem endogenous, leaves parallel-veined). 6. ... Monocotyledones ..."

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