Question: Are chickpeas considered monocots or dicots?
Quick Answer: Scientists consider chickpeas to be dicots.
Why Are Chickpeas Considered Dicots?
When chickpeas sprout, they produce multiple leaves on a tiny stem. Dicots, by definition, have more than one embryonic (seed) leaf. Chickpeas are clearly dicots.
Dicots Similar to Chickpeas
- Mung Beans
- Black-Eyed Peas
- Lima Beans
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