Are Cacti Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Cacti Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are cacti considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Botanists classify Cacti as dicots.

Why Are Cacti Considered Dicots?

Cacti are classified as dicots because their seeds produce more than one juvenile leaf. When sprouted, they release a tiny stem with two leaves, and these two leaves define cacti as a dicot.

Dicots Similar to Cacti

  • Butterwort
  • pelican flower
  • Baobab tree
  • Rafflesia Arnoldii
  • White Baneberry