Definition of Liliopsida
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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liliopsida
Literary usage of Liliopsida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"... liliopsida (Monocotyledons) Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) is a common member of the spring flora in moist woods. ..."
2. Biotechnology of Algae: A Bibliography by Virginia Stone (1992)
"... nuclear genes of higher plants have been sequenced, a clear distinction between Magnoliopsida (dicot) and liliopsida (monocot) codon usage is evident. ..."
3. El bosque de coníferas de la Sierra de San Pedro Mártir, Baja California by José Delgadillo (2004)
"Phoradendron villosum Nutt. ssp. villosum CLASE liliopsida Agavaceae Nolina palmeri S.Watson var. palmeri Yucca schidigera KE Ortgies Yucca whipplei Torrey ..."