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Related to Geraniales: Sapindales, Myrtales
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Noun1.Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
plant order - the order of plants
Rosidae, subclass Rosidae - a group of trees and shrubs and herbs mostly with polypetalous flowers; contains 108 families including Rosaceae; Crassulaceae; Myrtaceae; Melastomaceae; Euphorbiaceae; Umbelliferae
balsam family, Balsaminaceae, family Balsaminaceae - distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
family Geraniaceae, Geraniaceae, geranium family - chiefly herbaceous plants
Erythroxylaceae, family Erythroxylaceae - a family of plants of order Geraniales; have drupaceous fruit
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
family Malpighiaceae, Malpighiaceae - tropical shrubs or trees
family Meliaceae, mahogany family, Meliaceae - tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
family Lepidobotryaceae, Lepidobotryaceae - family created in 1950 solely for the classification of a distinctive African tree repeatedly classified in other families; trees long believed to exist only in Africa
family Oxalidaceae, Oxalidaceae, wood-sorrel family - a family of widely distributed herbs of the order Geraniales; have compound leaves and pentamerous flowers
family Polygalaceae, milkwort family, Polygalaceae - trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres
family Rutaceae, rue family, Rutaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
family Simaroubaceae, quassia family, Simaroubaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
family Tropaeolaceae, nasturtium family, Tropaeolaceae - coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum
bean-caper family, family Zygophyllaceae, Zygophyllaceae - small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
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There is understandably little impetus to condense Brassicales into one or two families when about half of the families currently included were, in phytogenies proposed before global molecular-based phytogenies emerged, placed in entirely different orders: Tropaeolaceae and Limnanthaceae in Geraniales. Caricaceae was placed in Violales, perhaps close to Passifloraceae.
Carolina geranium (Geranium carolinianum L.; Geraniales: Geraniaceae) was the main weed recorded when re-using the plastic mulch.
Phylogenetic relationships of the Geraniaceae and Geraniales from rbcL sequence comparisons.
Myrtales, Geraniales, Fabales, and, to some extent, malvids are most conspicuous for monosymmetric flowers, with a peak of elaboration in Fabales.