Definition of Order 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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Literary usage of Order ebenales
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1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Stamens as many as the lobes of the corolla and alternate with them, Upper portion of the ovaries united. Order EBENALES. or fewer ..."
2. 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 ..."
3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"order ebenales.—Of the four families, the ebony family (Ebenaceae) contains the well-known persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) and the storax family ..."
4. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"... 20- to 28-celled ; ovules solitary; anthers dehiscing by a slit. (Sp. 4.) SUB-order ebenales : Flowers regular, perfect, ..."
5. 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. ..."