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Rosids
Euphorbia heterophylla (Painted Euphorbia) in Hyderabad, AP W IMG 9720.jpg
Euphorbia heterophylla
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Orders

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The rosids are members o a lairge clade o flouerin plants, containin aboot 70,000 species,[1] mair than a quarter o aw angiosperms.[2] The clade is dividit intae 16 tae 20 orders, dependin upon circumscription an classification. These orders, in turn, thegither comprise aboot 140 faimilies.[3] The rosids an the asterids are bi far the lairgest clades in the eudicots.

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  1. Hengchang Wang, Michael J. Moore, Pamela S. Soltis, Charles D. Bell, Samuel F. Brockington, Roolse Alexandre, Charles C. Davis, Maribeth Latvis, Steven R. Manchester, and Douglas E. Soltis (10Mar2009), "Rosid radiation and the rapid rise of angiosperm-dominated forests", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (10): 3853–3858, Bibcode:2009PNAS..106.3853W, doi:10.1073/pnas.0813376106, PMC 2644257, PMID 19223592 
  2. Robert W. Scotland and Alexandra H. Wortley (2003), "How many species of seed plants are there?", Taxon 52 (1): 101–104, doi:10.2307/3647306, JSTOR 3647306 
  3. Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Peter K. Endress, and Mark W. Chase (2005), Phylogeny and Evolution of the Angiosperms, Sunderland, MA, USA: Sinauer, ISBN 978-0-87893-817-9