Definition of Order orchidales

1. Noun. Order of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae.

Exact synonyms: Orchidales
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Member holonyms: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae, Burmanniaceae, Family Burmanniaceae
Group relationships: Liliidae, Subclass Liliidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Orchidales

order Myxobacterales
order Myxobacteria
order Myxobacteriales
order Myxosporidia
order Naiadales
order Neuroptera
order Nidulariales
order Notostraca
order Nudibranchia
order Octopoda
order Odonata
order Oleales
order Ophioglossales
order Opiliones
order Opuntiales
order Orchidales
order Ornithischia
order Orthoptera
order Ostariophysi
order Ostracodermi
order Palmales
order Pandanales
order Papaverales
order Parietales
order Pectinibranchia
order Pediculati
order Pedipalpi
order Pelecaniformes
order Pelycosauria

Literary usage of Order orchidales

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1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"... Order ORCHIDALES. Terrestrial, aquatic, or epiphytic herbs. Leaves usually fleshy, sometimes scale-like. Flowers mostly perfect and complete, ..."

2. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"3. The lily order, Liliales, a large group of almost 5000 species, remarkable for the showiness and symmetry of its flowers. 4. The orchid order, Orchidales ..."

3. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"The lily order, Liliales, a large group of almost 5000 species, remarkable for the showiness and symmetry of its flowers. 4. The orchid order, Orchidales, ..."

4. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Zingiberaceae. Family 42. Cannaceae. Perennial herbs with pin- nately-veined leaves and irregular flowers.—Canna. Family 43. Marantaceae. Order ORCHIDALES. ..."

5. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"... rhizome of which yields the starch, MARANTA ARROWROOT (Fig. 88, -B), and is largely used in the preparation of infants' food. IX. order orchidales OR ..."

6. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"... rhizome of which yields the starch, MARANTA. ARROWROOT (Fig. 88, B), and is largely used in the preparation of infants' food. • IX. order orchidales OR ..."

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