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Eudicots

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Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum/Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Eudicots

Description

The largest group of flowering plants. Contains most of the plants (but not all) that were previously classified as "dicots". The plants in the large group are characterised by the seedling, which has two cotyledons (seed leaves) upon germination.

The Asterales are dicotyledonous flowering plants which include the sunflower families and other herbaceous plants or sh…
An order of flowering plants, represented by about 2,300 species of herbs, climbers, shrubs and trees in seven families.…
The Ericales are a large, widespread and diverse order of dicotyledons that includes herbs, shrubs, climber and trees. M…
The third largest plant family in the world. Many members have great economic importance as food plants.
The order Fagales consists of some of the most ecologically and economically-important trees such as oaks, chestnuts, be…
The order Gentianales consist of only five families, with at least 14,200 species. Many species are important trees, inc…
The order Lamiales is a group of dicotyledonous flowering plants which usually has superior ovary composed of two fused …
One of the largest orders of flowering plants. The order is diverse and hard to classify based on morphology. The larges…
The order Malvales includes such familiar plants as hibiscus and cotton plant and important hardwood timber trees such a…
The Myrtales are flowering plants that include the evening primrose, myrtle and sendudok. Many members of this order oft…
An order of flowering herbs, shrubs and trees, with about 7,700 species from nine families. The most primitive of the Ro…
The order Santalales consists of epiphytes, parasites or semi-parasites. Some are valuable trees, such as the sandalwood…
The order Sapindales comprises mostly of woody plants, including trees, large shrubs, or woody climbers. There are over …
This is an order of flowering plants that include potatoes, egg plants, tomatoes, and morning glory.
An order of flowering plants and consists of only one family, Vitaceae -- the grape family.
   
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