Ranales


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Related to Ranales: Parietales, Malvales
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Noun1.Ranales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
plant order - the order of plants
Magnoliidae, ranalian complex, subclass Magnoliidae - a group of families of trees and shrubs and herbs having well-developed perianths and apocarpous ovaries and generally regarded as the most primitive extant flowering plants; contains 36 families including Magnoliaceae and Ranunculaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family - shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
Ceratophyllaceae, family Ceratophyllaceae - coextensive with the genus Ceratophyllum: hornworts
family Lardizabalaceae, lardizabala family, Lardizabalaceae - thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit
family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, laurel family - a family of Lauraceae
family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family, Magnoliaceae - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
family Menispermaceae, Menispermaceae, moonseed family - herbaceous or woody climbers
family Myristicaceae, Myristicaceae, nutmeg family - family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds
family Paeoniaceae, Paeoniaceae, peony family - perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America
family Winteraceae, Winteraceae, winter's bark family - small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae
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The genera of the woody Ranales in the southeastern United States.
For example, non-molecular-based studies have suggested that the monocots are most closely related to the Ranales (Ranunculales, Nymphaeales, Magnoliales, Ceratophyllum et al.