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|Noun||1.||order Palmales - coextensive with the family Palmae: palms|
plant order - the order of plants
Arecidae, subclass Arecidae - one of four subclasses or superorder of Monocotyledones; comprises about 6400 species in 5 families of trees and shrubs and terrestrial herbs and a few free-floating aquatics including: Palmae; Araceae; Pandanaceae and Lemnaceae