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 Liliidae
Hypernyms: ↑class
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  • Monocotyledonae — Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones Monocotyledonesprop. n. A class of plants comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: grasses; lilies; palms; and orchids. It is divided into four subclasses… …   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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Monocotyledones — Monocotyledonae Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones Monocotyledonesprop. n. A class of plants comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel veined leaves: grasses; lilies; palms; and orchids. It is divided into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Anthophyta — 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, ↑class Angiospermae, ↑Magnoliophyta,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • division Anthophyta — 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, ↑class Angiospermae, ↑Magnoliophyta,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • division Magnoliophyta — 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, ↑class Angiospermae, ↑Magnoliophyta,… …   Useful english dictionary

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