Definition of Order Ranales
1. Noun. Herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Magnoliidae, Ranalian Complex, Subclass Magnoliidae
Member holonyms: Annonaceae, Custard-apple Family, Family Annonaceae, Barberry Family, Berberidaceae, Family Berberidaceae, Calycanthaceae, Calycanthus Family, Family Calycanthaceae, Strawberry-shrub Family, Ceratophyllaceae, Family Ceratophyllaceae, Cercidiphyllaceae, Family Cercidiphyllaceae, Family Lardizabalaceae, Lardizabala Family, Lardizabalaceae, Family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, Laurel Family, Family Magnoliaceae, Magnolia Family, Magnoliaceae, Family Menispermaceae, Menispermaceae, Moonseed Family, Family Myristicaceae, Myristicaceae, Nutmeg Family, Family Nymphaeaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Water-lily Family, Family Paeoniaceae, Paeoniaceae, Peony Family, Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae, Family Winteraceae, Winter's Bark Family, Winteraceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ranales
Literary usage of Order Ranales
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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 ..."