Differences BetweenMonocots and DicotsPresented byCrystal Salinas
Agenda Angiosperm- two classes 1. Monocots 2. Dicots Differences between monocots and dicots Identify plants and place them in the two groups
What are they? Angiosperm - Flowering plants. First appearing at least 110 million years ago from an unknown gymnosperm ancestor, flowering plants have risen to dominance in most of the worlds floras. Angiosperms are divided in to two groups: monocot and dicot.
What are they? Monocotyledons (Monocots) – These plants have specific characteristics that class them as such. Some examples are: – Palms – Grasses – Orchids – onions
Review1. What are three different characteristics that make monocots and dicots different?2. Are all plants with monocot characteristics monocots?3. What are some plants that are classified as monocots?4. What are some plants that are classified as dicots?