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Structural differences between flowering plants

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I am trying to understand the difference between a typical dicot flower and a typical monocot flower. I've been searching for a simple to understand drawing that labels the sepal, stamen, pistil (dicot) and also a drawing that labels the typical monocot flower that labels the tepals, stamen, and pistil.

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This is an excellant site for a full description of the difference between monocots and dicots:
http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookPLANTANATII.html

The big difference between the two flowers are that monocots have flower petals in multiples of three, whereas dicots have them in multiples of four or ...

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This solution has three pictures of typical flowers with the relevant sections highlighted. The pictures and accompanying text are presented in a one page format making for a good study guide to outline the differences between monocots and dicots.

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