coconuts and period teaching

David Starrett dstarret at BIOLOGY.SEMO.EDU
Sun Aug 29 11:27:10 EST 1999


At 02:40 PM 8/28/99 -0700, walter mozgala wrote:
>To the coconut discussion group,
>
>Unless my old plant  anatomy serves me wrong, the scutellum (part of the
>"germ", or EMBRYO), IS THE COTYLEDON.  Unless i've missed some messages,
>no one has mentioned Easu???
>
>As the coconut grows, the "big thing inside" is the enlarged scutellum
>absorbing the endosperm.

Yes, I think this has been mentioned as being the cotyeldon in this
discussion which has endured quite well.


Dave Starrett


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