Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 22 - Self-Quiz - Page 373: 12


b. eudicots

Work Step by Step

The eudicots, or the true dicots, are the angiosperm lineage with the most species. There are 170,000 eudicots, 80,000 monocots, and 9,200 magnoliids. The water lilies are part of an ancient lineage of angiosperms that are still living but that became dominated by the magnoliids, monocots, and eudicots.
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