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Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants

Scutellum is a
A. Aleurone layer
B. Plamule
C. Cotyledon
D. Endosperm

C. Cotyledon

A typical monocotyledonous embryo consists of one cotyledon.
The cotyledon is situated on one side (lateral) of the embryonal axis and is called scutellum.
The radicle and root cap are situated at the lower end of embryonal axis in an undifferentiated sheath called coleorhiza.

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