Question: Are magnolias considered monocots or dicots?
Quick Answer: Taxonomists classify magnolias as dicots.
Why Are Magnolias Considered Dicots?
Many species of magnolias do display some monocot features like having six-petaled flowers. They are never the less considered dicots because they universally have two seed leaves within their angiosperm. This is the defining feature of a dicot regardless of what other characteristics the plant has.
Dicots Similar to Magnolias
- Apple Trees
- Cherry Trees