Hamamelidae


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Hamamelidae

[‚ha·mə′mel·ə‚dē]
(botany)
A small subclass of plants in the class Magnoliopsida having strongly reduced, often unisexual flowers with poorly developed or no perianth.
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A preliminary phylogenetic analysis of the 'lower' Hamamelidae. Pp.
Systematic placement of the Platanaceae in the Hamamelidae. Ann.
They occur in Hamamelidae as a whorl alternating with antesepalous stamens, suggesting their homology with petals and as "a transitional stage between apetalous and petalous flowers" (Grepet & Nixon, 1996: 37).
1, Introduction and 'lower' Hamamelidae. Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Blackmore (eds.), Evolution, systematics, and fossil history of the Hamamelidae. Systematics Association; Clarendon Press, Oxford.
Phylogenetic relationships of angiosperms and the relationships of the Hamamelidae. Pp.