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Noun1.Asteridae - a group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpelsAsteridae - 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
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
Campanulales, order Campanulales - an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae
order Rubiales, Rubiales - an order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
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The Asteridae as defined today is a remarkable group in many respects; for example, two of its families, Asteraceae (=Compositae, sunflower family) and Rubiaceae (coffee family) are among the most biodiverse plant families in terms of number of species.
Reproduction and population genetics of Coscinasteria tenuispina (Asteroidea: Asteridae) on the Brazilian coast.
(2009) es una planta herbacea o arbustiva robusta, perteneciente al Reino Plantae, Subreino Traqueobionta (plantas vasculares), Division Magnoliophyta (plantas con flor), Clase Magnoliopsida (dicotiledoneas), Subclase Asteridae, Orden Asterales, familia Asteracea y genero Tithonia (OLABODE et al., 2007; MEDINA et al., 2009; FASUYI et al., 2010), originaria de Mexico y Centro America desde donde se ha distribuido a: India, Ceilan, Cuba (ROIG & MESA, 1974; INAYAT & GORDON, 2009); Venezuela, Colombia (MURGUEITIO et al., 2002; MEDINA et al., 2009); Africa, Filipinas (AGBOOLA et al., 2006; SAO et al., 2010); Asia (WANG et al., 2004); Estados Unidos, las islas del pacifico y Australia.
Based on the revision of the fossil record of the Asteridae by Martinez-Millan (2010), eleven fossil taxa plausibly assigned to Solanaceae have been identified (Table 1).
According to "Plants Database", from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA, 2012), the taxonomic classification of Physalis is: Kingdom Plantae; Subkingdom, Tracheobionta; Superdivision, Spermatophyta; Division, Magnoliophyta; Class, Magnoliopsida; Subclass, Asteridae; Order, Solanales; Family, Solanaceae; Genus, Physalis L.; Species, peruviana.
Restriction mapping of the chloroplast DNA invert repeat: A molecular phylogeny of the Asteridae. Ann.
Insects associated with fruits of the Oleaceae (Asteridae, Lamiales) in Kenya, with special reference to the Tephritidae (Diptera).
Classification (taxonomic) Kingdom Plantae, plants Sub kingdom Tracheobionta, vascular plants Super division Spermatophyta, seed plants Division Magnoliophyta, flowering plants Class Magnoliopsida, dicotyledons Sub class Asteridae Order Solanales Family Convulvulaceae Genus Convolvulus Species pluricaulis Ethnomedicinal use