Definition of Gentianales

1. Noun. An order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentianales

Gentiana acaulis
Gentiana andrewsii
Gentiana calycosa
Gentiana clausa
Gentiana crinita
Gentiana detonsa
Gentiana holopetala
Gentiana lutea
Gentiana pneumonanthe
Gentiana procera
Gentiana quinquefolia
Gentiana saponaria
Gentiana thermalis
Gentiana villosa
Gentianaceae
Gentianales (current term)
Gentianella quinquefolia
Gentianopsid procera
Gentianopsis
Gentianopsis crinita
Gentianopsis detonsa
Gentianopsis holopetala
Gentianopsis thermalis
Gentile
Gentiles
Gentle Annie
Gentle Annies
Gentleman Jim
Gentleman Johnny
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod

Literary usage of Gentianales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Families in Order Gentianales. 245 Carpels united. Ovary i-celled, with central placentae. Order Gentianales. 245 Ovary 2-celled, or falsely 4-celled, ..."

2. Phytogeography of Nebraska: I. General Survey by Roscoe Pound, Frederic Edward Clements (1900)
"Gentianales— With us this suborder comprises 10 genera and 33 species, of which the Oleaceae contains 1 genus and 2 species, Apocynaceae 1 genus and 2 ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The Gentianales include six families. The olive family, or Oleaceae, contain two white ... The Loganiaceae represent the stem-form of the order Gentianales. ..."

4. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"Proceeding to the gentian order (Gentianales), it will be noted that the flowers ... The Gentianales include the ash (Fraxinus), lilac (Syringa), Forsythia, ..."

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