Define the terms monoecious and dioecious with respect to sexuality in plant mentioning examples for each.


Plants that have both female and male sexual organs or flowers called Monoecious plants. These male and female parts are located at different locations on the plant.

Example: Cucurbit, Chara and Coconut.

Unisexual plants are known as dioecious plants which do not have the female and male flowers on the one plant.

Example: Date palm, Papaya, and Marchantia.

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