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Definition of the noun Monocots

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Monocots is the vernacular name of the Lilianae, a superorder of Magnoliopsida.

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Google previewAlpine Biodiversity in Europe (2012)

by Laszlo Nagy, Georg Grabherr, Christian Körner, Desmond B.A. Thompson

The fundamental difference between lowland and nival monocots is that the latter comprise graminoids only (Cyperaceae, Juncaceae and Poaceae). The number of cryptogams decreases with altitude similarly to phanerogams (Pitchsmann ...

Google previewMolecular Genetics of Plant Development (1998)

by Stephen Herbert Howell

theories, the very regular stomatal spacing in many monocots is a product of cell lineages and stereo- typic patterns of cell division, while the less-regular stomatal spacing in dicots is influenced by cell position ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Monocots. Liliales. 87/1,890.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

Theclass Monocotyledoneae is called the “monocots”forshort.The class Dicotyledoneae is called the “dicots.” Monocots and Dicots. Monocots have seedswith 1 seed leaf (1 cotyledon),leavesthat are narrow withparallel veins, flower parts that ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

monocots. In the past 5 years, dramatic progress has been made toward the development of protocols for stably transforming agriculturally important monocotyledonous plant species. The first indication of gene transfer involved the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Monocots. In the APG III (see ANGIOSPERM PHYLOGENY GROUP) plant classification, a *clade that contains the orders Acorales, Alismatales (water plantain, water hawthorn, duckweed, etc.), Asparagales (onions, agave, etc.), Dioscoreales ...

Google previewOnline Encyclopedia (2011)

by DK Publishing

Monocots have one cotyledon (seed leaf), which is the food store of a seed. They also have leaves with parallel veins, and flower parts in multiples of three. Dicots have two cotyledons, leaves with branching, netlike veins, and flower parts in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Virology (1999)

by Allan Granoff, Robert G. Webster

are limited to monocotyledonous plants (monocots) (Gramineae). Curtoviruses have only been found in dicots.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The angiosperms or flowering plants are either monocots, germinating a single leaf, or dicots, germinating a stem with two leaves. The monocots include palms, grasses, orchids, and lilies. The dicots include a large number of plants, among ...

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Scrabble value of M3O1N1O1C3O1T1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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