Definition of Class monocotyledonae
1. Noun. Comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae.
Generic synonyms: Class
Member holonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus, Endogen, Liliopsid, Monocot, Monocotyledon, Alismatidae, Subclass Alismatidae, Arecidae, Subclass Arecidae, Commelinidae, Subclass Commelinidae, Liliidae, Subclass Liliidae, Alismales, Naiadales, Order Alismales, Order Naiadales
Group relationships: Angiospermae, Anthophyta, Class Angiospermae, Division Anthophyta, Division Magnoliophyta, Magnoliophyta
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