Synonyms for subclass caryophyllidae |

Synonyms and antonyms for subclass caryophyllidae

1. Caryophyllidae (n.)

a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder


2. subclass (n.)

(biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order