Definition of Naiadales
1. Noun. An order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Liliopsida, Class Monocotyledonae, Class Monocotyledones, Liliopsida, Monocotyledonae, Monocotyledones
Member holonyms: Family Naiadaceae, Family Najadaceae, Naiad Family, Naiadaceae, Najadaceae, Alismataceae, Family Alismataceae, Water-plantain Family, Family Hydrocharidaceae, Family Hydrocharitaceae, Frog's-bit Family, Frogbit Family, Hydrocharidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae, Family Potamogetonaceae, Pondweed Family, Potamogetonaceae, Arrow-grass Family, Family Juncaginaceae, Family Scheuchzeriaceae, Juncaginaceae, Scheuchzeriaceae, Family Zannichelliaceae, Zannichelliaceae, Eelgrass Family, Family Zosteraceae, Zosteraceae
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Literary usage of Naiadales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"THE Naiadales. There are few plant families with which the collector has less to do than with the ..."
2. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"Naiadales 21 Flowers with corolla-like perianth. Flowers regular (except Commelina) ; the parts of the usually complete flowers mostly 3 's or 6 's (except ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1917)
"77 The Naiadales of the flora of the Lake George region : STEWART H. BURNHAM 80 The discovery of ..."
4. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"ORDER Naiadales. This order, as with other rather primitive orders, is made up mostly of aquatic and marsh plants, the flowers frequently being ..."
5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Order, Naiadales. Family, Alismaceae. The water plantain is common in wet and muddy places, on the margin of ponds and creeks. ..."