• Definition for "commelinidae"
    • one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones;…
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  • Hypernym for "commelinidae"

commelinidae definition

  • noun:
    • one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 types in 25 families of mainly terrestrial natural herbs specifically of wet places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae
    • one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 categories of mostly terrestrial herbs specifically of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae
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