Definition of Order Rubiales
1. Noun. An order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Asteridae, Subclass Asteridae
Member holonyms: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae, Caprifoliaceae, Family Caprifoliaceae, Honeysuckle Family, Dipsacaceae, Family Dipsacaceae, Family Valerianaceae, Valerian Family, Valerianaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Rubiales
Literary usage of Order Rubiales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Order RUBIALES. Ovary with one fertile cavity. Ovules numerous on a basal placenta. Primulaceae in Order PRIMULALES. Ovule solitary, the placentae not basal ..."
2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Order RUBIALES. 289 nn. Ovary with one fertile cavity. Ovules numerous on a basal placenta. Primulaceae in Order PRIMULALES. ..."
3. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"The madder order, Rubiales, including the large madder family, the honeysuckles, the valerian family, and the teasels. 5. The bellwort order, Campanulales, ..."
4. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"SUB-order Rubiales : Flowers regular or irregular; stamens, attached to the corolla ; ovary 2- to 8-celled ; ovules 2 to many. ..."
5. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"order Rubiales with three families is represented by The madder family (Rubiaceae) with the bluets (Houstonia), the button-bush (Cephalanthus), ..."
6. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Order RUBIALES. Flowers regular or irregular; ovary 2 to 8-celled; ovules 2 to many. Family 278. Rubiaceae. Coffees. Trees, shrubs and herbs with opposite ..."