HyperDic: xyridales

English > 1 sense of the word Xyridales:
NOUNplantXyridales, order Xyridales, Commelinales, order Commelinalesan order of monocotyledonous herbs
English > Xyridales: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn order of monocotyledonous herbs.
Synonymsorder Xyridales, Commelinales, order Commelinales
Member ofCommelinidae, subclass CommelinidaeOne of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones
MembersBromeliaceae, family Bromeliaceae, pineapple familyA family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance
Commelinaceae, family Commelinaceae, spiderwort familylarge widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers
Eriocaulaceae, family Eriocaulaceae, pipewort familychiefly tropical aquatic or bog herbs
Mayacaceae, family MayacaceaeA monocotyledonous family of bog plants of order Xyridales
Pontederiaceae, family Pontederiaceae, pickerelweed familyaquatic or bog plants
Rapateaceae, family RapateaceaeSouth American herbs somewhat resembling members of the Juncaceae
Xyridaceae, family Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass familyplants of tropical to temperate regions
Broaderplant orderThe order of plants
Catalancommelinales, Commelinales

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