dicotyledoneae defined in 1951 yeardicotyledoneae - dicotyledoneae;
dicotyledoneae - Larger of the two classes into which flowering plants (Angiospermae) are divided; distinguished from the smaller class, Monocotyledoneae. by presence of two seed leaves (cotyledons) in the embryo and by other structural features, e.g. net-veined leaves; stem vascular tissue in form of a ring of open bundles; flower parts in fours or fives or in multiples of these numbers. Includes many forest trees, oak, elm, beech, etc.; fruit trees, food plants, e.g. potatoes, beans, cabbage; and ornamentals, e.g. rosep clematis, snapdragon.
near dicotyledoneae in Knolik
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