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Definition of the noun ericales
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noun - plural: -
- Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Ericales: order Ericales
- more generic term: plant order = the order of plants
- more specific terms: family Ericaceae / heath family / Ericaceae = heathers
- member of: Dilleniidae / subclass Dilleniidae = a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae
- family Clethraceae / white-alder family / Clethraceae = coextensive with the genus Clethra
- family Diapensiaceae / diapensia family / Diapensiaceae = north temperate low evergreen plants
- family Epacridaceae / epacris family / Epacridaceae = Australasian shrubs or small trees
- family Lennoaceae / Lennoaceae = family of fleshy parasitic herbs lacking green foliage and having heads of small flowers
- wintergreen family / family Pyrolaceae / Pyrolaceae = evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia
- family Monotropaceae / Monotropaceae = used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes
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Systematic Botany (1988)
by Subhash Chandra Datta
The Ericales is a natural taxon. It is characterised by the usually pentamerous and actinomorphic flowers. Here the petals are both united and free. The androecium is obdiplostemonous and inserted at the edge of a hypogynous nectariferous ...
The Arctic Guide (2016)
Wildlife of the Far North by Sharon Chester
Ericales: Heaths and Allies Ericales is a large, diverse order of dicotyledons. It contains more than 8000 species and includes well-known plants such as blueberries, cranberries, wintergreens, heathers, azaleas, and primroses. Many species ...
by Michael Allaby
(order *Ericales) A family of shrubs and small trees in which the leaves are leathery and evergreen. The flowers have 4 or 5 free *sepals, a * corolla of 4 or 5 fused *petals, and ...
A Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)
by John Christopher Willis
belong to the cohort termed Ericales by Benth. -Hooker and Engler, Bicornes by Warming.] Ericales. The 1st cohort ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
typical genus of Francoacew, an order of bypogynous exogens, alliance Ericales. They are used for medicine and for dyeing block. Vol.
by John Christopher Willis
Ericales). 6 gen . with 9 sp., N. Hemisph., chiefly alpine and arctic. They are evergreen under- shrubs, with rosettes of leaves ; the firs, solitary or in racemes, with two bracteoles , ...
6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby
Ericaceae (order Ericales) A family of evergreen or deciduous shrubs, herbs, and trees, with some scramblers and climbers, and some parasites lacking chlorophyll. Leaves are simple, alternate and arranged spirally or opposite or whorled, ...
Together with Repertories of Causation, Temperaments, Clinical Relationships, Natural Relationships by John Henry Clarke
Ericaceœ Arbuteœ Andromedeœ \ Ericales Rhodoreœ Pyroleœ Plumbaginaceœ ] Primulaceœ Primulales Myrsinaceœ Series 3. — Dicarpiœ (or Bicar pella ta). Oleaceœ Jasminaceœ Apocynaceœ Asclepiadaceffi Loganiaceœ Gentian aceаs ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2013)
by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield
order Ericales (Primula) order Malvales (Gossypium, ...
by Philip Kearey
Ericales (Heathers, Rhododendrons) Diapensiales Ebenales (Chicle, Persimmons) Primulales ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Strobilocarpus Klotzsch Grubbiaceae (Dilleniidae, Ericales) Origins: From the Greek strobilos "a cone" and karpos "a fruit." Strobilopanax R. Viguier Araliaceae Origins: Greek strobilos "a cone" plus Panax. Strobilopsis Milliard & B.L. Burtt ...
Major ectomycorrhizal clade Geraniales Myrtales Sapindales Malvales Brassicales Santalales Major hemiparasitic clade Caryophyllales Many C4 plants Cornales Ericales Icacinales Metteniusales Garryales Solanales ...
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Ericales. 1 14/3,550. Cold, temp., subtrop. regions and montane trop. areas, absent in steppes and deserts. Genera: Acros- temon, Agapetes, ...
A Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: Outlines of the morphology, natural history, classification, geographical distribution and economic uses of the phanerogams and ferns (1897)
by John Christopher Willis
Ericales (flr. usually regular and ...
by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek
asteridae Order Ericales: 3 families, 5 genera, ...
Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox
Ericales.—Flowers dichlamydeous, symmeArical in the ovary; placentae axile; stamens definite; embryo enclosed in a large quantity of fleshy albumen; stamens occasionally adherent to the corolla. Ex. Ericaceae, or Heathworts. Wol.
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