Magnoliopsida


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Noun1.Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leavesMagnoliopsida - 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
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Angiospermae, Anthophyta, class Angiospermae, division Anthophyta, division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta - comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta)
dicot, dicotyledon, exogen, magnoliopsid - flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
Magnoliidae, ranalian complex, subclass Magnoliidae - a group of families of trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
Myricales, order Myricales - coextensive with the family Myricaceae
Aristolochiales, order Aristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
Caryophyllidae, subclass Caryophyllidae - a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder
Asteridae, subclass Asteridae - a group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpels; contains 43 families including Campanulales; Solanaceae; Scrophulariaceae; Labiatae; Verbenaceae; Rubiaceae; Compositae; sometimes classified as a superorder
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae
Rosidae, subclass Rosidae - a group of trees and shrubs and herbs mostly with polypetalous flowers; contains 108 families including Rosaceae; Crassulaceae; Myrtaceae; Melastomaceae; Euphorbiaceae; Umbelliferae
order Proteales, Proteales - coextensive with the family Proteaceae
Casuarinales, order Casuarinales - order of chiefly Australian trees and shrubs comprising the casuarinas; 1 family: Casuarinaceae
Diapensiales, order Diapensiales - used in some classifications: coextensive with family Diapensiaceae
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
Oleales, order Oleales - coextensive with the family Oleaceae; in some classifications included in the order Gentianales
Hamamelidae, subclass 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
Juglandales, order Juglandales - coextensive with the family Juglandaceae
Dilleniidae, subclass Dilleniidae - a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
order Urticales, Urticales - an order of dicotyledonous plants including Moraceae and Urticaceae and Ulmaceae
order Plantaginales, Plantaginales - coextensive with the family Plantaginaceae
order Polygonales, Polygonales - coextensive with the family Polygonaceae,
order Salicales, Salicales - coextensive with the family Salicaceae
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Ebenales, order Ebenales - trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae
order Sarraceniales, Sarraceniales - plants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps: families Sarraceniaceae; Nepenthaceae; Droseraceae
order Scrophulariales, Scrophulariales - used in some classification systems; often included in the order Polemoniales
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An updated classification of the class Magnoliopsida ("Angiospermae').
The classes Magnoliopsida and Liliopsida further distinguish dicots and mono-cots, respectively, within the Magnollophyta.
Classification (taxonomic) Kingdom Plantae, plants Sub kingdom Tracheobionta, vascular plants Super division Spermatophyta, seed plants Division Magnoliophyta, flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida, dicotyledons Sub class Asteridae Order Solanales Family Convulvulaceae Genus Convolvulus Species pluricaulis