Download Monocot Leaf Cross Section Background. The monocot leaves are generally linear or oblong and the vascular bundles in them are parallel arranged in the striated veins. Examples are aerial roots and prop roots.
Leaves are important plant organs where photosynthesis and water exchange takes place. A cross section of the leaf shows a series of dark circles, each of which is a separate vein. Monocots have one cotyledon within its seed.
Possess stomata on both the sides (upper and lower epidermis) and have striate venation.
Monocot leaves are present in monocot plants. Monocot leaf has a double epidermal layer, one on the upper surface and other on the lower surface. Refresh your memory by examining cross sections of typical dicot and monocot leaves. Cross section of a monocot leaf the veins (vascular tissue) in the leaf of a monocot are parallel.