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Asimina triloba - pawpaw - desc-flower.jpg
Flower of Asimina triloba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids

The magnoliids are a group of about 9,000 species of flowering plants, as recognized in In modern plant taxonomy (per APG). It includes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others.

The plants in this group are characterized by trimerous flowers, pollen with one pore, and usually branching-veined leaves.