• word of the day

    subclass caryophyllidae

    subclass caryophyllidae - Dictionary definition and meaning for word subclass caryophyllidae

    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : caryophyllidae
Connect with us on Facebook