Monocots and dicots

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Monocots and dicots

  1. 1. Differences BetweenMonocots and DicotsPresented byCrystal Salinas
  2. 2. Agenda Angiosperm- two classes 1. Monocots 2. Dicots Differences between monocots and dicots Identify plants and place them in the two groups
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. What are they? Monocotyledons (Monocots) – These plants have specific characteristics that class them as such. Some examples are: – Palms – Grasses – Orchids – onions
  5. 5. Characteristics ofMonocots
  6. 6. What are they? Dicotyledons (Dicots) – Dicots also have special characteristics. Some examples of Dicots are: – Oaks – Roses – Mustards – Cacti – sunflowers
  7. 7. Characteristics of Dicots
  8. 8. Comparison of Plants  Monocot is on the left – Oat plant  Dicot is on the right – Bean plant  Notice the difference in the two plants
  9. 9. Vascular Bundle ofMonocots  In monocots, the vascular bundles in the stem cross section are usually scattered or more complex of an arrangement as compared to dicots.
  10. 10. Vascular Bundle ofDicots  The vascular bundles in the stem cross section of dicots are arranged in a circle, or ring.
  11. 11. Types of Monocots andDicots
  12. 12. 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?
  13. 13. THE END

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