Definition of Class 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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Literary usage of Class monocotyledones

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1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"I. class monocotyledones. 1190. Order Pandanales.—Aquatic or marsh plants. The cattail flags (Typha) and the bur-reeds (Sparganium), each representing a ..."

2. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"Class, Monocotyledones. Order, Liliiflorae. Family, Liliaceae. Genus, Trillium. Species, grandiflorum. In the same way the position of toothwort would be ..."

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