HyperDic: plant_order

English > 1 sense of the expression plant order:
NOUNplantplant orderthe order of plants
English > plant order: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe order of plants.
Member ofPlantae, kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom(botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
NarrowerAndreaeales, order AndreaealesComprises a single genus
Anthocerotales, order Anthocerotaleshornworts
Arales, order AralesAraceae
Aristolochiales, order AristolochialesOrder of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
Bennettitales, order Bennettitalesfossil gymnospermous plants of the Carboniferous
Bryales, order Bryalescategory used in some classification systems for mosses having the spore case separated from the capsule wall by a hollow intercellular space
Campanulales, order CampanulalesAn order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including
Caryophyllales, order Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order-Chenopodialescorresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
Casuarinales, order CasuarinalesOrder of chiefly Australian trees and shrubs comprising the casuarinas
Coniferales, order Coniferalesprofusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
Cordaitales, order CordaitalesExtinct plants having tall arborescent trunks comparable / comparable to or more advanced than cycads
Cycadales, order CycadalesPrimitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms
Cycadofilicales, order Cycadofilicales, Lyginopteridales, order Lyginopteridalesfossil gymnospermous trees or climbing plants from the Devonian
Diapensiales, order DiapensialesUsed in some classifications
Dicranales, order Dicranaleswidely distributed order of mosses with erect gametophores and sporophytes at the tips of stems
Ebenales, order EbenalesTrees or shrubs of the families ... / families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae
Equisetales, order EquisetalesLower tracheophytes in existence since the Devonian
Ericales, order EricalesEricaceae
Eubryales, order Eubryalesmosses with perennial erect gametophores and stems with rows of leaves and drooping capsules
Fagales, order FagalesAn order of dicotyledonous trees of the subclass Hamamelidae
Filicales, order Filicales, Polypodiales, order Polypodialestrue (leptosporangiate) ferns
Gentianales, order GentianalesAn order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers
Geraniales, order GeranialesAn order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants
Ginkgoales, order Ginkgoalescoextensive with the family Ginkgoaceae
Gnetales, order Gnetaleschiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants
Graminales, order Graminalesgrasses
Guttiferales, order GuttiferalesUsed in some classifications
Isoetales, order Isoetalesaquatic or marsh-growing fern allies
Juglandales, order Juglandalescoextensive with the family Juglandaceae
Jungermanniales, order Jungermannialeslarge order of chiefly tropical liverworts
Lepidodendrales, order Lepidodendralesfossil arborescent plants arising during the early Devonian and conspicuous throughout the Carboniferous
Liliales, order LilialesAn order of monocotyledonous plants including Amaryllidaceae and Liliaceae and Iridaceae
Lycopodiales, order LycopodialesLower vascular plants coextensive with the family Lycopodiaceae
Malvales, order MalvalesMalvaceae
Marattiales, order MarattialesLower ferns coextensive with the family Marattiaceae
Marchantiales, order Marchantialesliverworts with gametophyte differentiated internally
Musales, order MusalesTropical plants
Myricales, order Myricalescoextensive with the family Myricaceae
Myrtales, order Myrtales, Thymelaeales, order ThymelaealesMyrtaceae
Naiadales, order Naiadales, Alismales, order AlismalesAn order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
Oleales, order Olealescoextensive with the family Oleaceae
Ophioglossales, order Ophioglossalescoextensive with the family Ophioglossaceae
Opuntiales, order Opuntialescoextensive with the family Cactaceae
Orchidales, order OrchidalesOrder of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds
Palmales, order Palmalescoextensive with the family Palmae
Pandanales, order Pandanalesfamilies Typhaceae
Parietales, order Parietales, Hypericales, order HypericalesA large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
Piperales, order PiperalesPiperaceae
Plantaginales, order Plantaginalescoextensive with the family Plantaginaceae
Plumbaginales, order Plumbaginalescoextensive with the family Plumbaginaceae
Polemoniales, order PolemonialesPolemoniaceae
Polygonales, order Polygonalescoextensive with the family Polygonaceae,
Primulales, order PrimulalesPrimulaceae
Proteales, order Protealescoextensive with the family Proteaceae
Psilophytales, order PsilophytalesPaleozoic simple dichotomously branched plants of Europe and eastern Canada including the oldest known vascular land plants
Psilotales, order PsilotalesLower vascular plants having dichotomously branched sporophyte divided into aerial shoot and rhizome and lacking true roots
Ranales, order Ranales, Ranunculales, order Ranunculalesherbs, shrubs and trees
Rhamnales, order RhamnalesAn order of dicotyledonous plants
Rhoeadales, order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, order PapaveralesAn order of dicotyledonous plants
Rosales, order RosalesIn some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
Rubiales, order RubialesAn order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae
Salicales, order Salicalescoextensive with the family Salicaceae
Santalales, order SantalalesOrder of plants distinguished by having a one-celled inferior ovary
Sapindales, order SapindalesAn order of dicotyledonous plants
Sarraceniales, order Sarracenialesplants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps
Scrophulariales, order ScrophularialesUsed in some classification systems
Selaginellales, order SelaginellalesIn some classifications included in Lycopodiales
Sphaerocarpales, order Sphaerocarpalessmall order sometimes included in the order Jungermanniales
Sphagnales, order Sphagnalescoextensive with the genus Sphagnum
Taxales, order Taxalescoextensive with the family Taxaceae
Umbellales, order Umbellalesplants having umbels or corymbs of uniovulate flowers
Urticales, order UrticalesAn order of dicotyledonous plants including Moraceae and Urticaceae and Ulmaceae
Xyridales, order Xyridales, Commelinales, order CommelinalesAn order of monocotyledonous herbs
Broaderorder(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

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