Hamamelidae


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Noun1.Hamamelidae - a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae and Fagaceae (includes the Amentiferae); sometimes classified as a superorder
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
hamamelid dicot family - family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
Fagales, order Fagales - an order of dicotyledonous trees of the subclass Hamamelidae
Amentiferae, group Amentiferae - used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins
genus Hamamelidanthum, Hamamelidanthum - genus of fossil plants of the Oligocene having flowers resembling those of the witch hazel; found in Baltic region
genus Hamamelidoxylon, Hamamelidoxylon - genus of fossil plants having wood identical with or similar to that of the witch hazel
genus Hamamelites, Hamamelites - genus of fossil plants having leaves similar to those of the witch hazel
family Hamamelidaceae, Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family - comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera
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In her case, it was also possible to confuse the remedy picture with another plant family, Hamamelidae, of which marijuana and hemp are members.
Evolution, systematics, and fossil history of the Hamamelidae, 1: 201-226.
Atlas of the Flora of New England: Magnoliidae & Hamamelidae.