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  1. Asteridae, subclass Asteridaenoun

    a group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpels; contains 43 families including Campanulales; Solanaceae; Scrophulariaceae; Labiatae; Verbenaceae; Rubiaceae; Compositae; sometimes classified as a superorder


  1. Asteridae

    Asteridae is an obsolete botanical name at the rank of subclass. Composition of the subclass has also varied; however, by definition it always includes the family Asteraceae (Compositae). In the modern APG IV system of classification, asterid and euasterid are names for clades with a composition similar to that of Asteridae.


  1. asteridae

    Asteridae is a large group or subclass of flowering plants (angiosperms) within the class Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons) that includes a variety of species, around 80,000 in total. Some notable families under this group include the sunflower family, bellflower family, and the mint family. They usually have sympetalous (fused) corollas, typically possess two ovules per locule, and the embryos are commonly coiled.


  1. Asteridae

    Asteridae is a clade of plants, known for their flowers. Asteridae has been ranked as a subclass, but this ranking has varied depending on the taxonomy being used. Composition of the clade has also varied, however, by definition it always includes the family Asteraceae. One of the better-known and more influential systems that formally recognized subclass Asteridae was the Cronquist system devised by botanist Arthur Cronquist, which included the orders: ⁕Gentianales ⁕Solanales ⁕Lamiales ⁕Callitrichales ⁕Plantaginales ⁕Scrophulariales ⁕Campanulales ⁕Rubiales ⁕Dipsacales ⁕Calycerales ⁕Asterales Most of the above orders as defined by Cronquist have definitely been dramatically redefined on the basis of recent molecular systematic studies. To a large extent Cronquist's subclass Asteridae corresponds with the older concepts of Sympetalae and Tubiflorae, groups that were defined by having their petals united into a tube. However, these older classifications contained some sympetalous families, such as Cucurbitaceae, that are now known not to be closely related. Cronquist's concept also corresponds closely with the APG II group of euasterids but the APG does not formally recognize a group called "Asteridae".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asteridae in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asteridae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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