Caryophyllidae


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Caryophyllidae

[‚kar·ē·ō′fil·ə‚dē]
(botany)
A relatively small subclass of plants in the class Magnoliopsida characterized by trinucleate pollen, ovules with two integuments, and a multilayered nucellus.
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have been recorded among the Caryophyllidae and Asteridae, and that the
Evolutionary relationships of the Caryophyllidae based on comparative rbcL sequences.