The PEDIGREE of
Subclass Asteridae

 "Child(ren)":       Order Ericales (Heather etc.)   ;   Order Lamiales   ;   Order Asterales   ;   Order Gentianales   ;   Order Apiales   ;   Order Solanales   ;   Callitrichales (water-starwort : mare's-tail)   ;   Dipsacales (honeysuckle : teasel : valerian : moschatel :: 33 genera : 1050 species)   ;   Calycerales   ;   Cornales (dogwood : sour gum etc. :: 39 genera : 680 species)
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/-- Subdomain Bikonta   +====> [ 55]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
| OR: Kingdom of Archaeplastida   +====> [ 45]
/  \-- Chloroplastid   +====> [ 47]
/-- Superkingdom of Metabionta
/-- Kingdom of Viridiplantae (Green Plants)
/-- Subkingdom of Streptophyta (Land plants)
/-- Branch of Stomatophytes  (475 M BC)
/-- Infrakingdom of Tracheophytes (Vascular Plants)
/-- Subphylum Euphyllophytina (Ferns & Seed Plants)
/-- Superdivision of Spermatophytes (Seed Plants)
/-- Division of Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants)
/-- Subdivision of Mesangiospermae
/   | OR: prob. not Class Magnoliopsida   +====> [ 67]
/-- Cohort of Eudicots
/-- Infracohort Pentapetalae
/-- Clade of Superasterids
/  
- Subclass Asteridae
 

 
  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       Family Ericaceae (Heath, Rhododendron, Blueberry, etc.)   ;   Family Oleaceae (Jasmine, Olive, Ash etc.)   ;   Family Lamiaceae (Mints)   ;   Family Asteraceae (Composite Flowers : Daisies etc.)   ;   Family Rubiaceae (Coffee & kin)   ;   Family Apocynaceae (Dogbane & kin)   ;   Family Apiaceae (Umbellifers)   ;   Family Solanaceae (Nightshade & kin)   ;   Family Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory, Bindweed)
 

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