order Hypericales


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Noun1.order Hypericales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
plant order - the order of plants
family Loasaceae, loasa family, Loasaceae - family of bristly hairy sometimes climbing plants; America and Africa and southern Arabia
Dilleniidae, subclass Dilleniidae - a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
begonia family, Begoniaceae, family Begoniaceae - monoecious succulent herbs or shrubs of tropical and warm regions especially America
Dilleniaceae, family Dilleniaceae - chiefly tropical shrubs and trees and climbers having leathery leaves or flattened leaflike stems: genera Dillenia and Hibbertia
Clusiaceae, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family - widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
family Hypericaceae, Hypericaceae - used in some classification systems for plants usually included among the Guttiferae
Actinidiaceae, family Actinidiaceae - tropical trees or shrubs or woody vines
canella family, Canellaceae, family Canellaceae - one genus: aromatic tropical trees of eastern Africa and Florida to West Indies
Caricaceae, family Caricaceae, papaya family - trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves
Caryocaraceae, family Caryocaraceae - small genus of tropical South American trees
Cistaceae, family Cistaceae, rockrose family - shrubs or woody herbs of temperate regions especially Mediterranean
Dipterocarpaceae, family Dipterocarpaceae - chiefly tropical Asian trees with two-winged fruits; yield valuable woods and aromatic oils and resins
family Flacourtiaceae, flacourtia family, Flacourtiaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs
family Fouquieriaceae, Fouquieriaceae - small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States
family Ochnaceae, ochna family, Ochnaceae - family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves
family Passifloraceae, Passifloraceae, passionflower family - tropical woody tendril-climbing vines
family Resedaceae, mignonette family, Resedaceae - mainly Mediterranean herbs: mignonette
family Tamaricaceae, Tamaricaceae, tamarisk family - family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)
family Violaceae, Violaceae, violet family - a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus
family Theaceae, tea family, Theaceae - a family of trees and shrubs of the order Parietales