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Etymology edit

Presumably inspired by subclass Asteridae, the members of which are also in the clade asterids.

Proper noun edit

asterids

  1. A taxonomic clade within the clade superasterids.

Usage notes edit

  • 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.

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