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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

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(asteridae is a kind of ...) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

(asteridae is a member of ...) family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs

(asteridae is a member of ...) genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs

(asteridae is a member of ...) an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae

(asteridae is a member of ...) an order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary

(asteridae is a member of ...) Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales

(... is a member of asteridae) 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

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