Differences between Monocot and Dicot plants – Learn Cram
ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about:- 1. Characters of Apocynaceae 2. Distribution of Apocynaceae 3. Economic Importance 4. Affinities 5. Important Types. Characters of Apocynaceae: Herbs, shrubs and trees, often twining, usually with white latex; leaves are alternate, simple, exstipulate, usually opposite or whorled, entire margin with latex; flowers' hermaphrodite ... The history behind the classes. Traditionally, the flowering plants have been divided into two major groups, or classes,: the Dicots (Magnoliopsida) and the Monocots (Liliopsida). Many people take this separation into two classes for granted, because it is "plainly obvious", but botanists have not always recognized these as the two fundamental groups of angiosperms.