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Presumably inspired by subclass Asteridae, the members of which are also in the clade asterids.
- 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.
- (clade): euasterids I, euasterids II - clades; Cornales, Ericales - orders with members not assigned to clades