monocotyledon


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monocotyledon

any flowering plant of the class Monocotyledonae, having a single embryonic seed leaf, leaves with parallel veins, and flowers with parts in threes: includes grasses, lilies, palms, and orchids

monocotyledon

[¦män·ə‚käd·əl′ēd·ən]
(botany)
Any plant of the class Liliopsida; all have a single cotyledon.
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Monocotyledons were positively selected on both sides (east: [W.sub.m] = 1.88, [W.sub.inf] = 1.82, [W.sub.sup] = 2.19; west: [W.sub.m] = 2.02, [W.sub.inf] = 1.78, [W.sub.sup] = 2.13).
2008) and only the type and the level of responses in desired plants are varied, while, studied monocotyledon plants showed no response against this protein (Bailey 1995).
Higher-level systematics of the monocotyledons: an assessment of current knowledge and a new classification.
nov., an arborescent monocotyledon with secondary growth from the Middle Miocene of Northwestern Nevada, U.S.A.
Discussion of the origin, variation and adaptation, and distribution control factors of Australian tree species precludes coverage of gymnosperms, dicotyledon angiosperms, and monocotyledon angiosperms, arranged in that order.
For studying allelopatic effect of Nerium oleander, on the germination of seed and growth of seedling of selected monocotyledon (Hordeum vulgare) and dicotyledon (Vicia sativa) were examined.
Structure and systematics of Hanguana, a monocotyledon of uncertain affinity.
Occasionally, plant debris (fruits, monocotyledon and dycotiledon pieces, non-identified debris), insects (chironomid and non-identified remains) and sediment were found.
When the 1995 first edition appeared only a handful of plants could be routinely fixed, but over the past decade, applications have spread to many other plants, including monocotyledon crop species, which had been reluctant, and to non-plant species including bacteria, fungi, and mammalian cells.
271 species in 34 dicotyledon and seven monocotyledon families are host of TSWV (Edwarson & Christie 1986).
Revisiting the Argentinean monocotyledon fossil record.
Root-stem junctions of a desert monocotyledon and a dicotyledon: hydraulic consequences under wet conditions and during drought New Phytologist 121:377-385