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Noun1.plant order - the order of plants
order - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom, Plantae - (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
Anthocerotales, order Anthocerotales - hornworts; liverworts having a thalloid gametophyte; in some classification systems included in the class Hepaticopsida
Andreaeales, order Andreaeales - comprises a single genus: Andreaea
Bryales, order Bryales - category used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space
Dicranales, order Dicranales - widely distributed order of mosses with erect gametophores and sporophytes at the tips of stems
Eubryales, order Eubryales - mosses with perennial erect gametophores and stems with rows of leaves and drooping capsules
order Sphagnales, Sphagnales - coextensive with the genus Sphagnum; in some classifications isolated in a separate subclass
Jungermanniales, order Jungermanniales - large order of chiefly tropical liverworts
Marchantiales, order Marchantiales - liverworts with gametophyte differentiated internally
order Sphaerocarpales, Sphaerocarpales - small order sometimes included in the order Jungermanniales
Gnetales, order Gnetales - chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms
Cycadales, order Cycadales - primitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms
Bennettitales, order Bennettitales - fossil gymnospermous plants of the Carboniferous
Cycadofilicales, Lyginopteridales, order Cycadofilicales, order Lyginopteridales - fossil gymnospermous trees or climbing plants from the Devonian: seed ferns
Cordaitales, order Cordaitales - extinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable to or more advanced than cycads; known from the Pennsylvanian period; probably extinct since the Mesozoic era
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
order Taxales, Taxales - coextensive with the family Taxaceae: yews
Ginkgoales, order Ginkgoales - coextensive with the family Ginkgoaceae: plants that first appeared in the Permian and now represented by a single surviving species; often included in Coniferales
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
Myricales, order Myricales - coextensive with the family Myricaceae
Arales, order Arales - Araceae; Lemnaceae
Aristolochiales, order Aristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
Opuntiales, order Opuntiales - coextensive with the family Cactaceae: cactuses
order Papaverales, order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, Rhoeadales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Campanulales, order Campanulales - an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae
Orchidales, order Orchidales - order of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae
order Plumbaginales, Plumbaginales - coextensive with the family Plumbaginaceae; usually included in order Primulales
Graminales, order Graminales - grasses; sedges; rushes
order Pandanales, Pandanales - families Typhaceae; Sparganiaceae; Pandanaceae
Malvales, order Malvales - Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae
order Umbellales, Umbellales - plants having umbels or corymbs of uniovulate flowers; includes the Umbelliferae (chiefly herbs) and Cornaceae (chiefly trees or shrubs)
order Proteales, Proteales - coextensive with the family Proteaceae
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