order Piperales


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Related to order Piperales: Piperaceae, Aristolochiaceae, Laurales, Magnoliids
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Noun1.order Piperales - Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae
plant order - the order of plants
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
family Piperaceae, pepper family, Piperaceae - tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets
Chloranthaceae, family Chloranthaceae - small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
family Saururaceae, lizard's-tail family, Saururaceae - family of perennial aromatic herbs: genera Saururus, Anemopsis, Houttuynia
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The family of Piperaceae belonging to super order Nymphaeiflloraea, order Piperales and genus Piper of family Piperaceae commonly known as pan comprises about 10 genera, 2000 species.