what is the function of Cotyledon ?

Cotyledons are the embryonic part of the seeds of flowering plant which upon germination forms the first green leaf and help in the photosynthesis.



Cotyledon is an important part of the seed and helps in its germination.  They are part of embryo within seed and store nutrients in them. These are the first leaves produced by plants but are not true leaves. They feed plant till true leaves develop and begin photosynthesis

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The cotyledon provides nutrients/food for the germinating plant to survive in the seed.

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Cotyledon refers to a part of the embryo in a seed plant. It is an important feature in classifying plants and it forms the first green leaf after germination in some species. In botany, it is described as any subdivision of the uterine surface of the placenta.

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