Question: Are tomatoes considered monocots or dicots?
Quick Answer: Taxonomists classify tomatoes as dicots.
Why Are Tomatoes Considered Dicots?
Tomatoes are classified as dicots because they have two embryonic leaves housed within their seeds. Othe common dicot characteristics that tomatoes share with their family include having web-like veins in their leaves, a woody stem system, and roots that radiate from a single taproot.
Dicots Similar to Tomatoes
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