Comparison of monocots and dicots
The two groups of angiosperms are monocots and dicots.
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This animation demonstrates the anatomy of tulips, daffodils and snowdrops.
The pericarp of real fruits develops from the carpel, while the pericarp of pseudofruits develops from other parts of flowers.
This animation demonstrates how horse chestnut trees change throughout the seasons
One of the most important monocot crops.
Cosmopolitan monocots inhabiting watersides.
Dicotyledons have two embryonic leaves (cotyledons), while monototyledons have only one.
These organs are vital for the survival and development of plants.
Cereals are species of grasses cultivated for their edible grains.
Many of the most important food crops we consume belong to the family of nightshades.
This animation presents the main types of leaves and the differences between monocot and dicot leaves.
The animation demonstrates the different flower types of angiosperms.
The apple is one of the most popular fruits around the world.
Banana is one of the most commonly consumed fruits in the world.
Chlorophyll is a photosensitive green pigment found in plants; it absorbs light energy, thus plays a vital role in photosynthesis.
The animations demonstrates the structure of a typical flower.
In ecology, a niche is a term describing the way of life of a species.
This animation shows how trees change throughout the seasons, demonstrated by the example of English oaks.
Giant sequoias are the world's largest living organisms by mass.
This animation compares the life cycles of mosses and ferns, helping to understand the general life cycle of plants.
Plants are capable of converting inorganic substances (carbon dioxide and water) into organic sugar.
Pollen serves to fertilise the egg of plants. Pollen grains come in a variety of shapes and sizes, characteristic of the species.
A mushroom is the fleshy fruiting body of a fungus, made up from hyphae.