Definition of Dicotyledones

1. Noun. Comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicotyledones

Dicotyledonae
Dicotyledones
Dicranaceae
Dicranales
Dicranopteris
Dicranum
Dicrostonyx
Dicrostonyx hudsonius
Dictamnus alba
Dictaphone
Dictyophera
Dictyoptera
Dictyostelium
Dicynodontia
Dida
Didelphidae

Literary usage of Dicotyledones

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"In dicotyledones analogous cases are known. We have one represented in Fig. 184, II, which shows a species of Oxalis. Ill THE ROOT-SYSTEM The seedling ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Class IL—dicotyledones. Flowering Plants whose flowers typically have their parts arranged in whorls of four or five, embryos with two cotyledons, ..."

3. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"CLASS X.—dicotyledones. The ripe seed (Fig. 295) may be albuminous, containing a mass of endosperm and a relatively small embryo, as in the Umbel lifers? ..."

4. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... indicate on the other hand a relationship with the Orchids. SUB-CLASS II dicotyledones Flowers generally constructed after the PENTAMEROUS, ..."

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