order Scrophulariales

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Related to order Scrophulariales: Asteridae, Asterids
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Noun1.order Scrophulariales - used in some classification systems; often included in the order Polemoniales
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
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A recent survey of sequence variation of a chloroplast-encoded gene yielded results indicating that tribes Cheloneae and Gratioleae are not monophyletic and that the Scrophulariaceae may consist of three independently derived lineages within the order Scrophulariales (DePamphilis et al.
1979; Dahlgren, 1983) suggested an association with the Stilbaceae in his order Scrophulariales.