Angiosperms are currently divided into two major classes: Dicotyledones (dicots), with about 165,000 species, and Monocotyledones (monocots), with approximately 65,000 species. The main differences between plants belonging to one or the other of these classes are summarized in the following table and illustrated in Fig. 10.
KeywordsMajor Class Flower Sepal Leaf Base Secondary Growth Parallel Flower
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