26. Reticulate venation is found in dicot leaves while in monocot leaves venation is of parallel type. Biology being a ‘Science of exceptions’, find out any exception to this generalisation.


Reticulate venation is a characteristic of dicots and parallel venation is of monocots. But few exceptions are also seen in this generalisation parallel venation is also foundin dicot plants, e.g., Calophyilum, corymbium, etc., and reticulate venation is also found in monocot plants such Alocasia, Smilax, ete.