Question: Are magnolia trees considered monocots or dicots?
Quick Answer: Taxonomists classify magnolia trees as dicots.
Why Are Magnolia Trees Considered Dicots?
Magnolia trees have all the characteristics generally used to describe dicots. They have radiating veins in their leaves, a taproot, and their flowers have five petals. Most importantly, magnolia tree seeds contain two embryonic leaves, which is the determining factor.
Dicots Similar to Magnolia Trees
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