How would you distinguish monocots from dicots? | NCERT solution | Class 12 Biology | Unit-3 Plant Kingdom

Q.10:- How would you distinguish monocots from dicots?

Answer

Characteristic Monocot Dicot
Morphology
Roots Fibrous roots Tap roots
Venation Generally parallel venation Generally reticulate venation
Flowers Trimerous flowers Pentamerous flowers
Cotyledons in seeds One Two
Anatomy
No. of vascular bundles in stem Numerous Generally 2 – 6
Cambium Absent Present
Leaves Isobilateral Dorsiventral