Ericales

noun
Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
Syn: ↑order Ericales
Hypernyms: ↑plant order
Hyponyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Holonyms: ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclass Dilleniidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌerəˈkā(ˌ)lēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Erica + -ales
: an order comprising chiefly gamopetalous dicotyledonous plants characterized by regular flowers with stamens in two whorls free from the corolla and with a compound ovary and containing the families Ericaceae, Clethraceae, Pyrolaceae, Diapensiaceae, Lennoaceae, and Epacridaceae

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  • Ericales — prop. n. an order including the Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; and Monotropaceae. Syn: order {Ericales}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ericāles — Ericāles, s. Ericinen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Ericales — ▪ plant order Introduction   rhododendron order of flowering plants, containing 25 families, 346 genera, and more than 11,000 species.       The relationships of the order are unclear. It belongs to neither of the two major asterid groups… …   Universalium

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