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Noun1.Aristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovaryAristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
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
Aristolochiaceae, birthwort family, family Aristolochiaceae - family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
family Rafflesiaceae, Rafflesiaceae - a family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales
family Hydnoraceae, Hydnoraceae - a family of flowering plants in Africa and Argentina that are parasitic on the roots of other plants
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For example, non-molecular-based studies have suggested that the monocots are most closely related to the Ranales (Ranunculales, Nymphaeales, Magnoliales, Ceratophyllum et al.) (Hutchinson, 1959), the Nymphaeales (Cronquist, 1981; Takhtajan, 1969, 1980), the Ariflorae (Thorne, 1976), the Dioscoreales (Huber, 1969), early shrubby dicotyledons (Stebbins, 1974), the Dioscoreales and the Magnoliifloreae (Dahlgren and Clifford, 1982), the Melanthiales (Thorne, 1992) and the paleoherbs (Aristolochiales, Nymphaeales, Piperales) (Behnke, 1969, 1971; Loconte and Stevenson, 1991).