A plant with no distinct seed leaves, especially a fern or moss.
- One of these determinables is number of cotyledons under which fall the determinates acotyledon, monocotyledon, and dicotyledon.
- Jussieu classifies plants on the basis of cotyledons, and divides all plants into acotyledons, monocotyledons, and dicotyledons.
- Acotyledons are plants not furnished with cotyledons or seed-lobes, such as ferns, mosses and sea-weeds.
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- Article 620 - The name ‘Mushroom’ applies to the product formed by the fresh or dried cell tissue of acotyledonous plants (basidiomycetes, hymenomycetes and gastromycetes).
- They formed the first class of plants with the acotyledonous or agamous plants.
- The name Mushroom applies to the product formed by the fresh or dried cell tissue of acotyledonous plants.
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