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CARYOPHYLLINEAE is a suborder of flowering plants.

CONTENTS

* 1 Systematics

* 1.1 See also

* 2 References * 3 External links

SYSTEMATICS

Caryophyllales
Caryophyllales
is separated into 2 sub-orders: CARYOPHYLLINEAE and Polygonineae. Caryophyllineae
Caryophyllineae
contains 21 families and 8,600 species and major families include Aizoaceae
Aizoaceae
, Basellaceae
Basellaceae
, Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllaceae
, Didiereaceae , Phytolaccaceae (including Petiveriaceae ), Nyctaginaceae , Molluginaceae , Amaranthaceae
Amaranthaceae
(sometimes including Chenopodiaceae
Chenopodiaceae
), Cactaceae
Cactaceae
, and Portulacaceae . This roughly constitutes the Caryophyllales
Caryophyllales
as defined before the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group expanded it to include the plants which can be classified in the Polygonales or Polygonineae (depending on whether they are considered an order or a suborder of Caryophyllales). The Caryophyllineae
Caryophyllineae
is sometimes called "core Caryophyllales" and the Polygonineae is sometimes called the "non-core Caryophy