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|Noun||1.||order 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
Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family - shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
family Lardizabalaceae, lardizabala family, Lardizabalaceae - thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit
family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family, Magnoliaceae - subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
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
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