Definition of Order Gentianales
1. Noun. An order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
Member holonyms: Apocynaceae, Dogbane Family, Family Apocynaceae, Family Gentianaceae, Gentian Family, Gentianaceae, Family Salvadoraceae, Salvadora Family, Salvadoraceae, Family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, Olive Family, Buckbean Family, Family Menyanthaceae, Menyanthaceae, Family Loganiaceae, Loganiaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Family Asclepiadaceae, Milkweed Family
Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Gentianales
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. ..."