Dichotomous Key/Magnoliophyta

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Dichotomous Key
Magnoliophyta
Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta

1: Monocot or Dicot

  • Number of cotyledons
    • One - 2
    • Two - 3

2: Liliopsida

  • Pollen apertures
    • Annulate - 5
    • Not annulate - 9

3: Magnoliopsida

4

  • Number of ovules per carpel

5: Commelinanae

  • Stem consistency and cause
    • Woody due to fibrous sclerenchyma - Arecales
    • Stem not woody, or woody due to secondary growth - 6

6

7

8

9

10

  • Perianth parts
    • Undifferentiated and petaloid - Liliales