Are Mung Beans Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Are Mung Beans Monocots Or Dicots?

Question: Are mung beans considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Scientists consider mung beans to be dicots.

Why Are Mung Beans Considered Dicots?

When mung beans sprout, they produce multiple leaves on a tiny stem. Dicots are defined by the presence of more than one embryonic (seed) leaf, so mung beans are dicots.  

Dicots Similar to Mung Beans

  • Black-Eyed Peas
  • Carrots
  • Chickpeas
  • Lima Beans
  • Squash