To distinguish a monocotyledon from a dicotyledon leaf there is only one truly diagnostic feature and that is the presence or absence of vascular cambium. Can you locate the vascular cambium?
© 2002-13 The University of Sydney. Last updated: 12 May 2010
ABN: 15 211 513 464. CRICOS number: 00026A. Phone: +61 2 9351 2222.
Authorised by: Dean, Faculty of Science.
Contact the University | Disclaimer | Privacy | Accessibility