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asterids

asterids

Translingual

Proper noun

asterids

  1. A taxonomic clade within the clade core eudicots.

Usage notes

  • name used in the APG (1998), APG II (2003), and APG III (2009) systems for one of the principal clades accepted in the system.
  • In practice the cause of some confusion as non-botanists tend to confuse it with a botanical name, with a formal rank.

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