Dicots - Monocots have one seedleaf. Dicots have two seedleaves. Monocots are a member of a group called monocotyledones. The seed has a single cotyledon of seed leaf. Palms have only an apical meristems that extend their axial growth. As always in nature, there are exceptions. Some members of the monocots do have a type of secondary growth that expands their girth - Cordyline.
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