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The APG II system (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II system) of plant classification is the second, now obsolete, version of a modern, mostly molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy that was published in April 2003 by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group.
The APG IV system of flowering plant classification is the fourth version of a modern, mostly molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy for flowering plants (angiosperms) being developed by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG).
The APG system (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group system) of plant classification is the first version of a modern, mostly molecular-based, system of plant taxonomy.
The Apiales are an order of flowering plants.
An apple is a sweet, edible fruit produced by an apple tree (Malus pumila).
The Aquifoliales are an order of flowering plants, including the Aquifoliaceae (or holly) family, and also the Helwingiaceae (2-5 species of temperate Asian shrubs) and the Phyllonomaceae (4 species of Central American trees and shrubs).
Asteraceae or Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, composite,Great Basin Wildflowers, Laird R. Blackwell, 2006, p. 275 or sunflower family) is a very large and widespread family of flowering plants (Angiospermae).
Asterales is an order of dicotyledonous flowering plants that includes the large family Asteraceae (or Compositae) known for composite flowers made of florets, and ten families related to the Asteraceae.
In the APG IV system (2016) for the classification of flowering plants, the name asterids denotes a clade (a monophyletic group).
The basal angiosperms are the flowering plants which diverged from the lineage leading to most flowering plants.
Berberidopsidales is an order of Southern Hemisphere woody flowering plants.
Boraginales is a valid taxonomic name at the rank of order for a group of flowering plants.
Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae is a medium-sized and economically important family of flowering plants commonly known as the mustards, the crucifers, or the cabbage family.
The Brassicales (or Cruciales) are an order of flowering plants, belonging to the eurosids II group of dicotyledons under the APG II system.
Bruniales is a valid botanic name at the rank of order.
The Buxales are a small order of eudicot flowering plants, recognized by the APG IV system of 2016.
Cabbage or headed cabbage (comprising several cultivars of Brassica oleracea) is a leafy green, red (purple), or white (pale green) biennial plant grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads.
Caryophyllales is an order of flowering plants that includes the cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, beets, and many carnivorous plants.
The Celastrales are an order of flowering plants found throughout the tropics and subtropics, with only a few species extending far into the temperate regions.
A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".
The Cornales are an order of flowering plants, basal among the asterids, containing about 600 species.
The Crossosomatales are an order, newly recognized by the APG II, of flowering plants, included within the Rosids, which are part of the eudicots.
The Cucurbitales are an order of flowering plants, included in the rosid group of dicotyledons.
The dicotyledons, also known as dicots (or more rarely dicotyls), are one of the two groups into which all the flowering plants or angiosperms were formerly divided.
The Dilleniales are an order of flowering plants, potentially containing one family, Dilleniaceae.
The Dipsacales are an order of flowering plants, included within the asterid group of dicotyledons.
Douglas Soltis is a Distinguished Professor in the Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics, (Soltis lab.) Florida Museum of Natural History and Department of Biology at the University of Florida.
The Early Cretaceous/Middle Cretaceous (geochronological name) or the Lower Cretaceous (chronostratigraphic name), is the earlier or lower of the two major divisions of the Cretaceous.
The Ericales are a large and diverse order of dicotyledons, including, for example, tea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, and azalea.
Escalloniaceae is a family of flowering plants consisting of about 130 species in seven genera.
The Fabales are an order of flowering plants included in the rosid group of the eudicots in the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II classification system.
The Fagales are an order of flowering plants, including some of the best-known trees.
The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.
The Garryales are a small order of dicotyledons, including only two families and three genera.
Gentianales is an order of flowering plants, included within the asterid clade of eudicots.
Geraniales are a small order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subclade of eudicots.
Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced), also known as the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct.
The Gunnerales are an order of flowering plants.
The gymnosperms are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and gnetophytes.
Huerteales is the botanical name for an order of flowering plants.
Icacinales is an order of Angiosperms.
The Lamiales are an order in the asterid group of dicotyledonous flowering plants.
Macadamia is a genus of four species of trees indigenous to Australia, and constituting part of the plant family Proteaceae.
Magnoliids (or Magnoliidae or Magnolianae) are a group of flowering plants.
The Malpighiales comprise one of the largest orders of flowering plants, containing about species, about 7.8% of the eudicots.
The Malvales are an order of flowering plants.
Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.
Mark Wayne Chase (born 1951) is a US-born British botanist.
Metteniusaceae are a family of flowering plants, the only family in the order Metteniusales.
A molecule is an electrically neutral group of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor.
Myosotis (from the Greek: μυοσωτίς "mouse's ear", which the foliage is thought to resemble) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae.
The Myrtales are an order of flowering plants placed as a sister to the eurosids II clade as of the publishing of the Eucalyptus grandis genome in June 2014.
The Oxalidales is an order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subgroup of eudicots.
Pamela Soltis is an American botanist.
The Paracryphiaceae are a family of woody shrubs and trees native to Australia, southeast Asia, and New Caledonia.
In taxonomy, a group is paraphyletic if it consists of the group's last common ancestor and all descendants of that ancestor excluding a few—typically only one or two—monophyletic subgroups.
A phenotypic trait, or simply trait, is a distinct variant of a phenotypic characteristic of an organism; it may be either inherited or determined environmentally, but typically occurs as a combination of the two.
Picramniceae is a small, mainly neotropical family of three genera Alvaradoa, Nothotalisia and Picramnia.
Pollen is a fine to coarse powdery substance comprising pollen grains which are male microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce male gametes (sperm cells).
Primula hortensis is a name which has been applied to various hybrids in the genus Primula, e.g. to Primula × polyantha Mill.
Proteales is the botanical name of an order of flowering plants consisting of two (or three) families.
Ranunculales is an order of flowering plants.
Ranunculus is a genus of about 500 species of flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae.
Rosales is an order of flowering plants.
The rosids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.
The Santalales are an order of flowering plants with a cosmopolitan distribution, but heavily concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions.
Sapindales is an order of flowering plants.
The Saxifragales are an order of flowering plants.
The Solanales are an order of flowering plants, included in the asterid group of dicotyledons.
The spermatophytes, also known as phanerogams or phenogamae, comprise those plants that produce seeds, hence the alternative name seed plants.
The superasterids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing more than 122,000 species.
The superrosids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing more than 88,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.
In phylogenetics, apomorphy and synapomorphy refer to derived characters of a clade – characters or traits that are derived from ancestral characters over evolutionary history.
Taraxacum is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae, which consists of species commonly known as dandelions.
"Tricolpate" is a synonym for the "Eudicot" monophyletic group, the "true dicotyledons" (which are distinguished from all other flowering plants by their tricolpate pollen structure).
Trochodendraceae is the only family of flowering plants in the order Trochodendrales.
Vahlia is a genus of herbs and subshrubs that grow in Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
The Vitaceae are a family of dicotyledonous flowering plants, with 14 genera and ca 910 known species, including the grapevine and Virginia creeper.
The Zygophyllales are an order of dicotyledonous plants, comprising the following two families.