Definition of Order Primulales
1. Noun. Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Dicotyledonae, Class Dicotyledones, Class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida
Member holonyms: Family Primulaceae, Primrose Family, Primulaceae, Family Myrsinaceae, Myrsinaceae, Myrsine Family, Order Plumbaginales, Plumbaginales, Family Plumbaginaceae, Leadwort Family, Plumbaginaceae, Sea-lavender Family, Family Theophrastaceae, Theophrastaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Primulales
Literary usage of Order Primulales
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)
"Order PRIMULALES. 243 Ovary several-celled. Upper portion of the ovaries distinct. Crassulaceae in Order ROSALES. 157 Upper portion of the ovaries united. ..."
2. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Ovary with one fertile cavity. Ovules numerous on a basal placenta. Primulaceae in Order PRIMULALES. Ovule solitary, the placentae not basal. ..."
3. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"151. Orders of a Higher Type than the Ericales.—The primrose order (Primulales) forms a very natural transition from the ..."
4. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... are scantily represented, although both are important in the existing flora of the American tropics. The order Primulales ..."