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Noun1.Proteales - coextensive with the family Proteaceae
plant order - the order of plants
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
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Order Proteales, of which Grevillea in Proteaceae is a member) and Kingdom (e.
The sister relationship implies that the Proteaceae lineage is also this old, and any fossils would be of great interest with respect to evolution in Proteales.
3/21 350 Proteaceae, Proteales Heliciopsis Steamer 1/2 10 Ranunculaceae, Ranunculales Clematis L.