herbaceous dicotyledon

herbaceous dicotyledon

[hər′bā·shəs ‚dī‚käd·əl′ēd·ən]
(botany)
A type of dicotyledon in which the primary vascular cylinder forms an ectophloic siphonostele with widely separated vascular strands.
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After collection, fresh plant biomass was sorted out in three categories (buffel grass, herbaceous dicotyledons and other grasses), cut into pieces, stored in plastic bags and weighed.
This trend was expected, as goats prefer forage from shrubs, trees, herbaceous dicotyledons and grasses, in that order (PEREIRA FILHO; BAKKE, 2010).
Also, soil moisture is expected to decrease continuously from July to October after the end of the rainy season in late June to early July, and grasses demand less water to grow than herbaceous dicotyledons.