Definition of Order fagales
1. Noun. An order of dicotyledonous trees of the subclass Hamamelidae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Member holonyms: Beech Family, Fagaceae, Family Fagaceae, Betulaceae, Birch Family, Family Betulaceae
Group relationships: Hamamelidae, Subclass Hamamelidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Fagales
Literary usage of Order fagales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"The Beech family, order Fagales: A, inflorescence of oak (Quer- cus)—s, staminate ament; p, ... Flower and fruit of the beech (Fagus), order Fagales: A, ..."
2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"order fagales.—Trees and shrubs. Flowers in aments, or the pistillate ones with an involucre which forms a cup in fruit, as in the acorn of the oak. ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"A few of the deciduous twigs occur in the present collection. Order FAGALES Family FAGACEAE Genus FAGUS Linnaeus FAGUS AMERICANA Sweet ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The order Fagales, which includes such important timber trees of the temperate zone, is comprised by the two families Betulaceae and Fagaceae, ..."
5. Botany for High Schools by George Francis Atkinson (1910)
"The walnut order (Juglandales) includes the walnut, butternut, and hickory trees. The staminate flowers only are borne in catkins. The beech order (Fagales) ..."
6. Botany for High Schhools by George Francis Atkinson (1912)
"The beech order (Fagales) includes the beech, birch, hazelnut, alder, oaks, chestnut, etc. The staminate flowers here are also in catkins, and the fruits as ..."