Definition of Ebenales
1. Noun. Trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
Member holonyms: Ebenaceae, Ebony Family, Family Ebenaceae, Family Sapotaceae, Sapodilla Family, Sapotaceae, Family Symplocaceae, Sweetleaf Family, Symplocaceae, Family Styracaceae, Storax Family, Styracaceae, Styrax Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ebenales
Literary usage of Ebenales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Professional Paper by Geological Survey (U.S.) (1916)
"Lagrange formation (in beds of Wilcox age), Puryear, Henry County, Tenn. (collected by EW Berry). Collection.—US National Museum. Order ebenales. ..."
2. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"Cohort V. ebenales. Flowers actinomorphic, 4-8-merous ... an assumption which is confirmed by the analogy of those ebenales in which the outer whorl of ..."
3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1905)
"... ebenales (which, including Convolvulacées, are regarded as descendants of ... Tubi flora, to an early position in the scheme under ebenales requires, ..."
4. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"The ebenales with 4 families and over i,000 existing .species has two species of Styrax of the family Styracaceae in the Chilean flora, and no traces have ..."
5. Handbook of the Flora of Philadelphia and Vicinity: Containing Data Relating by Ida Augusta Keller, Stewardson Brown (1905)
"THEACEAE IN PARIETALES* 222 Calyx coherent with the ovary, or with its base. STYRACACEAE IN ebenales 252 Filaments wholly distinct; calyx free, persistent. ..."
6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... Myrtales, Ericales, ebenales and Tubi- florae. The great simplicity of these nodal characters and their uniformity throughout such large groups of ..."
7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... or are represented only by a single species, as in the orders Eri- cales, ebenales, and Gentianales, where the inflorescence is chiefly white or red. ..."
8. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... in the existing flora has its oldest known fossil occurrences in the basal Upper Cretaceous of North America. The order ebenales includes the families ..."