Seed Vocabulary Quiz

  1. ____ cotyledons
  2. ____ dicot
  3. ____ dormancy
  4. ____ embryo
  5. ____ endosperm
  6. ____ epicotyl
  7. ____ germination
  8. ____ hypocotyl
  9. ____ monocot
  10. ____ plumule
  11. ____ radicle
  12. ____ seed coat
  13. ____ seed
  1. plant structure with an embryo, food reserve and protective coat.
  2. embryonic root.
  3. bud of the embryo.
  4. rudimentary plant formed after fertilization.
  5. area of shoot between the cotyledons and the first true leaves.
  6. seed leaves.
  7. flowering plant with one cotyledon, parallel-veined leaves and flower parts in threes.
  8. period of inactivity.
  9. flowering plant with two cotyledons, net-veined leaves and flower parts in fours or fives.
  10. portion of embryo between the radicle and cotyledons.
  11. resumption of growth of the embryo.
  12. outer layer of seed.
  13. nutrient tissue stored in some seeds.