Flowering plants are sometimes grouped in dicotyledons and monocotyledons. Monocotyledons (or monocots) have just one embryonic leaf or cotyledon. The dicotyledons (also called dicots) have seeds with two embryonic leaves.

A time lapse of maize (or corn) seedlings emerging from the soil.

The maize seedlings is this short video belong to the monocotyledons.

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