Amentiferae
Amentiferae Amentiferae n. 1. used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins.

Syn: group Amentiferae [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Amentiferae — noun used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins • Syn: ↑group Amentiferae • Hypernyms: ↑taxonomic group, ↑taxonomic category, ↑taxon • Member Holonyms: ↑Hamamelidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • amentiferae — am·en·tif·er·ae …   English syllables

  • group Amentiferae — noun used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins • Syn: ↑Amentiferae • Hypernyms: ↑taxonomic group, ↑taxonomic category, ↑taxon • Member Holonyms: ↑Hamamelidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamamelidae — noun a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae… …   Useful english dictionary

  • subclass Hamamelidae — noun a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamamelidae —   Hamamelidae …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fagales — ▪ plant order Introduction   beech order of dicotyledonous woody flowering plants, comprising nearly 1,900 species in 55 genera. Members of Fagales represent some of the most important temperate deciduous or evergreen trees of both hemispheres,… …   Universalium

  • taxonomic category — noun animal or plant group having natural relations • Syn: ↑taxonomic group, ↑taxon • Hypernyms: ↑biological group • Hyponyms: ↑Adapid, ↑Adapid group, ↑Om …   Useful english dictionary

  • taxonomic group — noun animal or plant group having natural relations • Syn: ↑taxonomic category, ↑taxon • Hypernyms: ↑biological group • Hyponyms: ↑Adapid, ↑Adapid group, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamamelidae — n. a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; they have a perianth poorly developed or lacking, and flowers often unisexual and often in catkins and often wind pollinated. The group contains 23 families… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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