Definition of Order Gentianales

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Gentianales

order Eubacteriales
order Eubryales
order Euphausiacea
order Eurotiales
order Eurypterida
order Exocycloida
order Fagales
order Falconiformes
order Filicales
order Foraminifera
order Fucales
order Gadiformes
order Galliformes
order Ganoidei
order Gaviiformes
order Gentianales (current term)
order Geophilomorpha
order Geraniales
order Ginkgoales
order Gnetales
order Graminales
order Gregarinida
order Gruiformes
order Guttiferales
order Gymnophiona
order Haemosporidia
order Haplosporidia
order Heliozoa
order Helotiales
order Hemiptera

Literary usage of Order 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. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Order GENTIANALES. Ovary 2-celled, or falsely 4-celled, or if 1-celled with parietal placentae. Stamens 2 and opposite each other, or 3. ..."

3. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"Proceeding to the gentian order (Gentianales), it will be noted that the flowers are variable and not as clearly characterized, the corolla being sometimes ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"The Loganiaceae represent the stem-form of the order Gentianales. The presence of stipules distinguishes it from all of the other families of this order. ..."

5. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"The gentian order, Gentianales, with more than species, including the. gentians, olive family, milkweeds, etc. 3. ..."

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