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Seeds
A seed is made up of an embryo, seed coat, and some form of storage material (endosperm or cotyledons). The seed embryo is made up of an epicotyl, which turns in to the shoot tip. Young leaves called plumules are attached to the epicotyls. Under the epicotyl is the hypocotyl. A sheath called the coleoptile protects the epicotyl.