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The rosids are members o a muckle clade o flouerin plants, containin aboot 70,000 species,[1] mair nor 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 mucklest 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 Check date values in: |date= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link) CS1 maint: date an year (link)
  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 978-0-87893-817-9CS1 maint: multiple names: authors leet (link)