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Noun1.Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
plant order - the order of plants
Clethraceae, family Clethraceae, white-alder family - coextensive with the genus Clethra
diapensia family, Diapensiaceae, family Diapensiaceae - north temperate low evergreen plants; in some classifications placed in its own order Diapensiales
Epacridaceae, epacris family, family Epacridaceae - Australasian shrubs or small trees
family Lennoaceae, Lennoaceae - family of fleshy parasitic herbs lacking green foliage and having heads of small flowers; California and Mexico
family Pyrolaceae, Pyrolaceae, wintergreen family - evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia
family Monotropaceae, Monotropaceae - used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes
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
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(Myrtales: Lythraceae), Green tea leave, Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze (Ericales: Theaceae) and clove flower, Syzygium aromaticum (L.) Merrill and Perry (Myrtales: Myrtaceae).
Hypopitys monotropa) is a member of the flowering seed plant family Ericaceae, which in turn belongs to the order Ericales splitting from the base of the clade Asterids [1].
El clima es templado subhumedo, semiarido y semicalido con una vegetacion predominante de bosques de encino o asociaciones de encino-pino y vegetacion de tipo matorral donde domina la manzanita Arctostaphylos pungens (Kunth, 1818) (Ericales: Ericaceae) con asociaciones de encinos arbustivos de las especies Quercus microphylla (Nee, 1801) (Fagales: Fagaceae) y Q.
The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants, Volume VI, Flowering Plants Dicotyledons: Celastrales, Oxalidales, Rosales, Cornales, Ericales, Springer, Berlin.
Within the Asteridae, the four clades, Comales, Ericales, Lamiids and Campanulids are each monophyletic and have the same relationships as in the Bremer et al.
It is a form of berry that grows on woody vines, much like grapes, and belongs to the order of Ericales, where blueberries, tea bushes and Brazil nuts are also classified.