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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Development patterns in stem primary xylem of woody Ranales. American Journal of Botany, v.
The genus Nigella (Ranunculaceae or buttercup of order Ranales) contains about 20 domesticated species of annual herbs indigenous to the Mediterranean region through West Asia to Northern India (Weiss, 2008).
In a long series of papers (with such workers as Nast and Swamy), he avidly studied the "woody Ranales" (= woody basal angiosperms in current phylogenies, such as APG III, 2009).