order Orchidales


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Noun1.order Orchidales - order of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae
plant order - the order of plants
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Burmanniaceae, family Burmanniaceae - family of chiefly tropical herbs with basal leaves like bracts and small flowers
Liliidae, subclass Liliidae - one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae