Definition of Order geraniales
1. Noun. An order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Rosidae, Subclass Rosidae
Member holonyms: Balsam Family, Balsaminaceae, Family Balsaminaceae, Family Geraniaceae, Geraniaceae, Geranium Family, Erythroxylaceae, Family Erythroxylaceae, Burseraceae, Family Burseraceae, Torchwood Family, Callitrichaceae, Family Callitrichaceae, Family Malpighiaceae, Malpighiaceae, Family Meliaceae, Mahogany Family, Meliaceae, Family Lepidobotryaceae, Lepidobotryaceae, Family Oxalidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Wood-sorrel Family, Family Polygalaceae, Milkwort Family, Polygalaceae, Family Rutaceae, Rue Family, Rutaceae, Family Simaroubaceae, Quassia Family, Simaroubaceae, Family Tropaeolaceae, Nasturtium Family, Tropaeolaceae, Bean-caper Family, Family Zygophyllaceae, Zygophyllaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Family Euphorbiaceae, Spurge Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Geraniales
Literary usage of Order geraniales
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1. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Order GERANIALES. 192 Stigmas or styles all distinct or all united, neither cleft nor ... Families in Order GERANIALES. 192 Leaves with simple blades. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"order geraniales. The large group Resales, with which we have been dealing, ... In the order Geraniales the carpels are united, forming a compound ovary; ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The order Geraniales includes 21 families, with upwards of ten thousand existing species, of which nearly one half belong to the family ..."
4. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"The geranium order, Geraniales, containing the geraniums, flax, Euphorbias, etc. 6. The violet order, Violales, comprising a large number of families and ..."
5. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"The geranium order, Geraniales, shows essentially the same type and range of variation in the flower as the Sapindales, but there is this rather singular ..."