\sˈʌbklas kˈɑːɹɪəfˌɪlɪdˌiː], \sˈʌbklas kˈɑːɹɪəfˌɪlɪdˌiː], \s_ˈʌ_b_k_l_a_s k_ˈɑː_ɹ_ɪ__ə_f_ˌɪ_l_ɪ_d_ˌiː]\
Definitions of SUBCLASS CARYOPHYLLIDAE
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a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or free-central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder
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