Definition of Sarraceniales
1. Noun. Plants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps: families Sarraceniaceae; Nepenthaceae; Droseraceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
Member holonyms: Family Sarraceniaceae, Pitcher-plant Family, Sarraceniaceae, Pitcher Plant, Family Nepenthaceae, Nepenthaceae, Droseraceae, Family Droseraceae, Sundew Family, Family Roridulaceae, Roridulaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarraceniales
Literary usage of Sarraceniales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... in common in the arrangement of floral members and the spirocyclic character of the flowers. The distinctive character of sarraceniales as compared with ..."
2. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"The sarraceniales (Pitcher-plants, Sundews) and the Cacti ... sarraceniales 5. Resales 6. Geraniales 7. Sapindales 8. Rhamnales 9. Malvales 10. ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"The strong scent of these flowers probably compensates for their small size and greenish colors. The sarraceniales contain two remarkable carnivorous ..."
4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"sarraceniales. Fam. 41. Sarraceniaceae. 2:201. Fam. 42. Droseraceae. 2 : 202. 3. Carpels solitary, or several and distinct, or sometimes united; ..."