Dendrology Table 9.1

Dicots (cotyledons)
2 (rarely 1 to 4)
Dicots (leaf venation)
pinnate or palmate
Dicots (flower parts)
various, often in 4s or 5s
Dicots (vascular bundles)
separate or fused, forming a ring around a central pith
Monocots (cotyledons)
1
Monocots (leaf venation)
parallel
Monocots (flower parts)
usually in 3s or 6s, never in 5s
Monocots (vascular bundles)
distributed throughout the stem