Germinating Seeds

Word for Seed Germination

joan irene added on July 11, 2011 | Answered

What word is used for seed germination in which the first leaves appear above ground?

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Answered on July 11, 2011

I think the word you are looking for is Epigeal.

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Answered on July 13, 2011

Those are called cotyledon leaves.

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