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 Liliidae
Hypernyms: ↑class
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  • 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

  • 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 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 — 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

  • Alismatidae — noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs • Syn: ↑subclass Alismatidae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocotyledones, ↑class… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commelinidae — noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 families of mostly terrestrial herbs especially of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae • Syn: ↑subclass …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liliidae — noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae • Syn: ↑subclass Liliidae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocot …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclass Alismatidae — noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 500 species in 14 families of aquatic and semiaquatic herbs • Syn: ↑Alismatidae • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocotyledones, ↑class Monocotyledones, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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