Definition of Order Ranales

1. Noun. Herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ranales

order Procellariiformes
order Proteales
order Protura
order Pseudomonadales
order Pseudoscorpiones
order Pseudoscorpionida
order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata
order Pycnogonida
order Radiolaria
order Rajiformes
order Ranales (current term)
order Ranunculales
order Raptores
order Rhamnales
order Rheiformes
order Rhoeadales
order Rhynchocephalia
order Rickettsiales
order Rodentia
order Rosales
order Rubiales
order Salicales
order Salientia
order Santalales
order Sapindales

Literary usage of Order Ranales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The primitive families of the first order of this series are certainly closely related to the .more primitive families of the order Ranales, which in its ..."

2. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"Order RANALES. Plants with succulent stems and leaves. ... Nymphaeaceae in Order RANALES. Sepals valvate. Stamens with distinct filaments. ..."

3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Nymphaeaceae in Order RANALES. 131 Petals and sepals few : leaves with pitcher-like ... Berberidaceae in Order RANALES. 131 Anther-sacs opening by slits. ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"In certain genera, however, small dull red and purplish flowers are evidently derived directly from the primitive green. The order Ranales includes the ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"... Family—Portulaca Family—Basella Family—Pink Family, 93-100 CHAPTER XVIII. order Ranales—Water-lily Family—Hornwort Family—Trochodendron Family- Crowfoot ..."

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