class Liliopsida

noun
comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
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  • Liliopsida — is a botanical name for the class containing the family Liliaceae (or Lily Family). It is considered synonymous (or nearly synonymous) with the name monocotyledon. Publication of the name is credited to Scopoli (in 1760): see author citation… …   Wikipedia

  • Liliopsida — n. A class comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves. It includes the grasses; lilies; palms; and orchids. It is divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • class Angiospermae — noun 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) • Syn: ↑Angiospermae, ↑Magnoliophyta, ↑division Magnoliophyta,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Monocotyledonae — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Monocotyledones — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liliopsida — noun comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of plant orders — This article lists the orders of the Viridiplantae.Phylum ChlorophytaThis section lists the orders of Viridiplantae within the phylum Chlorophyta.Class ChlorophyceaeThis section lists the orders of Viridiplantae within the class Chlorophyceae.:*… …   Wikipedia

  • Cronquist system — The Cronquist system is a taxonomic classification system of flowering plants. It was developed by Arthur Cronquist in his texts An Integrated System of Classification of Flowering Plants (1981) and The Evolution and Classification of Flowering… …   Wikipedia

  • Reveal system — A modern system of plant taxonomy, the Reveal system of plant classification was drawn up by the botanist J.L. Reveal (1941 ), professor emeritus at the Norton Brown Herbarium, Maryland (see his [http://www.life.umd.edu/emeritus/reveal/pbio/WWW/cv… …   Wikipedia

  • Angiospermae — noun 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) • Syn: ↑class Angiospermae, ↑Magnoliophyta, ↑division Magnoliophyta …   Useful english dictionary

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