1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) a group of chiefly woody plants considered among the most primitive of angiosperms; perianth poorly developed or lacking; flowers often unisexual in catkins and wind pollinated; contains 23 families including the Betulaceae and Fagaceae
Synonyms: subclass_Hamamelidae
Related terms: class Dicotyledones Hamamelidoxylon Hamamelidaceae Fagales Amentiferae Hamamelidanthum Hamamelites hamamelid_dicot_genus hamamelid_dicot_family
Similar spelling:   Hamamelidaceae