Definition of Monocotyledonae

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 Monocotyledonae

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

Literary usage of Monocotyledonae

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

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"world-wide distribution as have several families of monocotyledonae and ... this habit does not characterize whole families as among the monocotyledonae. ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"... widely divergent 'groups in the monocotyledonae and Dicotyledonae and there is every reason to believe that it is widespread in the angio- sperms. ..."

3. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"Conspectus Florae Fennicae, af Hjalmar Hjelt. Part I, Pteridophyta et Gymnospermae, 108 pp., map of Finland. Part II, monocotyledonae. Pp. 109-258. Vol. ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1907)
"39. Juniperus sabina, L. Swedish juniper. Occasionally cultivated in the State. Poisonous, like the preceding species. monocotyledonae. ..."

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