monocot family

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Synonyms for monocot family

family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

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The most specialized dicot family is the sunflower family (Asteraceae), and the most specialized monocot family is the orchid family (Orchidaceae), as shown in Figure 14-10.
Phylogenetics, floral evolution, and rapid radiation in the tropical monocot family Costaceae (Zingiberales).
The only gymnosperm family was the Pinaceae (five species) and the only monocot family was the Poaceae (five species).
Evolution of dimery, pentamery and the monocarpellary condition in the monocot family Stemonaceae (Pandanales).