Definition of Class dicotyledonae

1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Class dicotyledonae

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1. Bulletin by Engineering Dept, National Electric Lamp Association, New Jersey Bureau of Geology and Topography, New Jersey Geological Survey, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation and Development, New Jersey Dept. of Conservation. Division of Forestry, Geology, Parks an (1911)
"... and differ in other respects from the Raritan species. Occurence.—Locality unknown. Collections.—New York Botanical Garden. Sub-Class DICOTYLEDONAE. ..."

2. Bulletin by Geological Survey of New Jersey (1911)
"... and differ in other respects from the Raritan species. Occurence.—Locality unknown. Collections.—New York Botanical Garden. Sub-Class DICOTYLEDONAE. ..."

3. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1922)
"... Ark.; Carrizo sandstone half a mile west of Carrizo Springs, Dimmit County, Tex. Class DICOTYLEDONAE. Order URTICALES F;i in il y ..."

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