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Noun1.Amentiferae - used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkinsAmentiferae - used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins
taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group - animal or plant group having natural relations
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
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Notes on some names and combinations within the Amentiferae. Botaniska Notiser 113: 373-380.
On a hitherto undescribed family belonging to the Amentiferae. Taxon 12: 12-13.
A serotaxonomic appraisal of the "Amentiferae." Bull.