class dicotyledones definition

  • noun:
    • comprising seed plants that create an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided in to six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered ancient); Caryophyllidae (an early and unique offshoot); and three more or less advanced level teams: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
    • comprising seed plants that create an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not necessarily well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered ancient); Caryophyllidae (an early on and unique offshoot); and three pretty much advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae

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