Definition of Piperales
1. Noun. Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
Member holonyms: Family Piperaceae, Pepper Family, Piperaceae, Chloranthaceae, Family Chloranthaceae, Family Saururaceae, Lizard's-tail Family, Saururaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piperales
Literary usage of Piperales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"Whether the piperales as an order are to be regarded as very primitive forms is not so clear. It is, of course, possible that the absence of floral envelops ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... piperales, Salicales, ... and piperales might be expected especially since there is a well marked Piper-like ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"A preliminary paper by Johnson, on seed development in the piperales and its bearing on the relationship of the order is published in no. ..."