2 Classes of Angiosperm • Cotyledon- is the first leaf or pair of leaves produced by the embryo of a plant. • Monocot- one leaf • Dicot- two leaves
Roots • There are 2 types of roots: • Fibrous (Monocot) • Ex. Grass, lily, rice • Taproots (Dicot) • Ex. Carrot, beet, radish
Monocot vs. Dicot • Different arrangement of xylem & phloem. Monocots- scattered veins Dicots- arranged in a circle
Monocot vs. Dicot Leaves • Monocot leaves have parallel veins • Dicot leaves have netted veins
Monocot vs. Dicot Flowers • Monocots have multiples of 3 petals on them. (3,6 or 9). • Dicots have multiples of 4 or 5 petals on them. (8 or 10).
Monocot vs. Dicot Seeds • Monocot seeds have “one leaf” known as a cotyledon. • Dicots have two cotyledons.
Your assignment • Complete the monocot vs. dicot lab activity • Complete the “Plant Parts as Food” activity