order Alismales


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Noun1.order Alismales - an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
plant order - the order of plants
class Liliopsida, class Monocotyledonae, class Monocotyledones, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae
family Naiadaceae, family Najadaceae, naiad family, Naiadaceae, Najadaceae - monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers
Alismataceae, family Alismataceae, water-plantain family - perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
family Hydrocharidaceae, family Hydrocharitaceae, frogbit family, frog's-bit family, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae - simple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants; widely distributed
family Potamogetonaceae, pondweed family, Potamogetonaceae - plants that grow in ponds and slow streams; sometimes includes family Zosteraceae
arrow-grass family, family Juncaginaceae, family Scheuchzeriaceae, Juncaginaceae, Scheuchzeriaceae - a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales
family Zannichelliaceae, Zannichelliaceae - alternative classification for some genera included in Potamogetonaceae; one species
eelgrass family, family Zosteraceae, Zosteraceae - used in some classifications: essentially equivalent to Potamogetonaceae