order Ericales


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Related to order Ericales: Vaccinium, Ebenaceae, Sapotaceae, Fabales, Asterids
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Noun1.order 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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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].
"The kiwifruit genome sequence represents the first of a member in the order Ericales, thus providing a valuable resource for comparative genomics and evolutionary studies," Fei says.
Phylogenetic relationships in the order Ericales s.1.: Analyses of molecular data from five genes from the plastid and mitochondrial genomes.