Definition of cotyledonCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by talinum:
The primary leaves of an embryo that are present in the seed. These are the very first leaves that emerge and are not true leaves
Definition as written by flowox:
Seed leaves, the first leaves on a new plant. They serve to protect and nourish the new shoot
Definition as written by Weezingreens:
Curly Parsley seedlings showing the ovate cotyledons and the ruffled first true leaves.
Definition as written by Windy:
The cotyledon are the embryonic leaves and wither when the first true leaves develop. This is very noticable on a bean seed where sometimes you can see the whole bean split and the cotyledon appear.
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