cotyledon

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comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae class Liliopsida , class Monocotyledonae , class Monocotyledones , Liliopsida , Monocotyledonae , Monocotyledones
family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed liliopsid family , monocot family
genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed liliopsid genus , monocot genus
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