May 12, 2007 11:27 AM

Sympetalae

Also known as Asterids by APG II (Angiosperm Phylogeny Group). This is the grouping of plant families that spans a huge number of Eudicots. Here's how the main groups and families break down:

Cornales - Cornaceae
Ericales - Polemoniaceae, Primulaceae, Theaceae, Ericaceae.
Asterales - Asteraceae (Compositae), Campanulaceae.
Apiales - Apiaceae
Dipsacales - Adoxaceae, Caprifoliaceae (opposite leaves).
Solanales - Convolvulaceae, Solanaceae (both of these have a plicate corolla).
Gentianales - Rubiaceae, Apocynaceae, Gentianaceae.
Lamiales - Oleaceae, Plantaginaceae, Acanthaceae, Lamiaceae.


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