Naiadales

noun
an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
Hypernyms: ↑plant order
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈdā(ˌ)lēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Naiad-, Naias + -ales
: an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants that have flowers either with or without perianth, apocarpous ovaries, and seeds without endosperm — see hydrocharitaceae, juncaginaceae, naiadaceae

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  • order Naiadales — noun an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants • Syn: ↑Naiadales, ↑Alismales, ↑order Alismales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocotyledones, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juncaginaceae — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae, ↑arrow grass family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scheuchzeriaceae — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae, ↑arrow grass family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alismataceae — noun perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants • Syn: ↑family Alismataceae, ↑water plantain family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Naiadales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrow-grass family — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Juncaginaceae — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑family Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑arrow grass family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Scheuchzeriaceae — noun a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales • Syn: ↑Scheuchzeriaceae, ↑Juncaginaceae, ↑family Juncaginaceae, ↑arrow grass family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zosteraceae — noun used in some classifications: essentially equivalent to Potamogetonaceae • Syn: ↑family Zosteraceae, ↑eelgrass family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Naiadales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alismales — noun an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants • Syn: ↑Naiadales, ↑order Naiadales, ↑order Alismales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Monocotyledones, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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