Commelinidae

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Etymology[edit]

Commelina +‎ -idae

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Commelinidae

  1. A taxonomic subclass within the class Liliopsida – the grasses, rushes, sedges and similar plants, now included in the commelinids. [since 1967]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Under APG III (2009), the members of this group have become the core of the commelinids, a clade which also includes the palms and gingers. The Commelinidae subclass is likely to become dated.

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