What is Cotyledon? Definitions and Meaning

cotyledon sprout

Like any animal, phanerogamous plants also arise from an embryo in successive stages of development. The first leaf that emerges from a plant embryo in the early development of a plant is called a cotyledon. What is a Cotyledon: Definition Within botany, the term cotyledon refers to the primordial leaves of flowering plants (phanerogams) that …

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