Magnoliopsida is the group of flowering plants traditionally classified as dicotyledons. The dicots produce a pair of seed leaves that push through the soil when they germinate as against the single leaf produced by monocots. About four fifths of the flowering plants are dicots, about 200,000 species, and they include oaks, potatoes, daisies, cabbages, roses, cacti, buttercups, chestnut trees, heathers, mints and beans. The dicots are listed under their family names.
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Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness
An online book by Makoto Honda, with a general description of all insectivorous plants in the world. Includes detailed information, illustrations, and photographs of pitcher plants (Sarracenia), cobra plant (Darlingtonia), sundews (Drosera), Venus flytrap (Dionaea), butterworts (Pinguicula), and bladderworts (Utricularia).
PhytoImages: Families of Dicotyledons
Key to families of dicotyledons provided by Kevin Nixon.
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