Definition of Subclass commelinidae
1. Noun. One of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 families of mostly terrestrial herbs especially of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae.
Generic synonyms: Class
Group relationships: Class Liliopsida, Class Monocotyledonae, Class Monocotyledones, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones
Member holonyms: Graminales, Order Graminales, Musales, Order Musales, Commelinales, Order Commelinales, Order Xyridales, Xyridales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclass Commelinidae