Dicots are one of the two principal groups of flowering plants (Angiosperms,
or Magnoliophyta). Angiosperms are vascular plants that reproduce by means
of seeds that typically develop from ovules enclosed by sterile flower
tissue. Angiosperm seeds are multicellular propagules that comprise, at
least during their development, both an embryo (immature plant) and
endosperm (nutritive tissue) enclosed within parental tissue (the seed
coat). In dicots, the embryo usually has two cotyledons, and develops into
a plant with leaves that are typically net-veined, and flowers that
typically are made up of parts (sepals, petals, stamens, pistils) in
multiples of five.
Here is a list of available Muskoka families of Dicotyledons:
Muskoka Flora - Index
: Dicot Group
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