Definition of Order caryophyllales
1. Noun. Corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Caryophyllidae, Subclass Caryophyllidae
Member holonyms: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family, Aizoaceae, Carpetweed Family, Family Aizoaceae, Family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae, Amaranth Family, Amaranthaceae, Family Amaranthaceae, Batidaceae, Family Batidaceae, Saltwort Family, Chenopodiaceae, Family Chenopodiaceae, Goosefoot Family, Allioniaceae, Family Allioniaceae, Family Nyctaginaceae, Four-o'clock Family, Nyctaginaceae, Family Phytolaccaceae, Phytolaccaceae, Pokeweed Family, Family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, Purslane Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Caryophyllales
Literary usage of Order caryophyllales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"SUB-order caryophyllales : Pistil usually of 3 or more united carpels, mostly 1-celled, with a free central placenta and many ovules (sometimes reduced to a ..."
2. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Order CARYOPHYLLALES. Pistil usually of 3 or more united carpels, mostly 1-celled; stamens as many or twice as many as the petals. Family 133. ..."
3. Bulletin by Ohio Biological Survey (1913)
"886. Passiflora lutea L. Yellow Passion-flower. Southern half of state to Darke and Franklin Counties. Subclass, CENTROSPERMAE. Order, Caryophyllales. ..."