|Wheat, an important monocot|
Monocotyledons (//), an aa kent as monocots, are ane o twa major groups o flouerin plants (or angiosperms) that are tradeetionally recognized, the ither being dicotyledons, or dicots. Monocot seedlings typically hae ane cotyledon (seed-leaf), in contrast tae the twae cotyledons typical o dicots. Monocots hae been recognized at various taxonomic ranks, an unner various names. The APG III seestem recognises a clade cried "monocots" but daes nae assign it tae a taxonomic rank.