Magnoliophyta: Class Liliopsida (Monocotyledons)

Class Liliopsida (Monocotyledons)

Plants of this class generally have only one seed leaf, or cotyledon, and generally lack cambium tissue. The most common families are the grass, palm, arum, sedge, lily, and orchid families.

Sections in this article:

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2024, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Plants