Are Chickpeas Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Chickpeas Monocots Or Dicots

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
  • Squash
  • Carrots