subclass Arecidae

noun
one of four subclasses or superorder of Monocotyledones; comprises about 6400 species in 5 families of trees and shrubs and terrestrial herbs and a few free-floating aquatics including: Palmae; Araceae; Pandanaceae and Lemnaceae
Syn: ↑Arecidae
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Meronyms: ↑Arales, ↑order Arales, ↑Pandanales, ↑order Pandanales, ↑Palmales, ↑order Palmales

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