The PEDIGREE of
Family Poaceae (True grasses)

 
     aka Gramineae; (Poaceae is the 5th largest family of plants, includes grasses, reeds, cereals, etc.); (Many species in this family were used as food by NEOLITHIC civilizations); ('Children' listed in approximate order of cladistic closeness to the major clades)

 "Child(ren)":       Clade P.A.C.M.A.D.   ;   Clade of Rice, Bamboo, etc.   ;   Puelioideae (11 species)   ;   Pharoideae (13 species)   ;   Anomochlooideae (4 species)   ;   12 subfamilies (600 genera : 12000+ species) altogether
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/-- Subdomain Bikonta   +====> [ 55]
/   | (skip this generation?)
/-- Superempire Corticata
/-- Empire of Archaeplastida
/  \-- Chloroplastid   +====> [ 46]
/-- 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
/-- Class of Monocotyledons
/-- Infraclass of Commelinids
/-- Order Poales  (So. America 115 M BC)
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- Family Poaceae (True grasses)
 


  ``3-Great Grandchildren:''       Genus Zea (Maize, etc.)   ;   Subtribe Shibataeinae   ;   Genus Triticum (Wheat)   ;   Genus Aegilops (Goatgrasses)   ;   Oryza sativa (Rice plant)
 
  (poss.) ``6-Great Grandchild:''       Durum Wheat
 

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