1. monocot have one cotyledon, whereas dicots have two
2. monocots lack cambium but dicots have
3. the leaves of monocots have parallel venation, whereas dicots have reticulate venation
4. monocots have trimerous flowers, whereas dicots have pentamerous flowers
5. monocots have tap root, whereas dicots have fiberous roots 
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Monocot:                                            Dicot:
 has one cotyledon                          2 cotyledon
veins usually parallel                       veins usually netlike 
fibrours root system                         tap root 
petals of flower are usually              petals of flower are usually mulp of 5
 multiples of three

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