Geraniales


Geraniales
noun
an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
Syn: ↑order Geraniales
Hypernyms: ↑plant order
Member Holonyms: ↑Rosidae, ↑subclass Rosidae
Member Meronyms:
Balsaminaceae, ↑family Balsaminaceae, ↑balsam family, ↑Geraniaceae, ↑family Geraniaceae, ↑geranium family, ↑Erythroxylaceae, ↑family Erythroxylaceae, ↑Burseraceae, ↑family Burseraceae, ↑torchwood family, ↑Callitrichaceae, ↑family Callitrichaceae, ↑Malpighiaceae, ↑family Malpighiaceae, ↑Meliaceae, ↑family Meliaceae, ↑mahogany family, ↑Lepidobotryaceae, ↑family Lepidobotryaceae, ↑Oxalidaceae, ↑family Oxalidaceae, ↑wood-sorrel family, ↑Polygalaceae, ↑family Polygalaceae, ↑milkwort family, ↑Rutaceae, ↑family Rutaceae, ↑rue family, ↑Simaroubaceae, ↑family Simaroubaceae, ↑quassia family, ↑Tropaeolaceae, ↑family Tropaeolaceae, ↑nasturtium family, ↑Zygophyllaceae, ↑family Zygophyllaceae, ↑bean-caper family, ↑Euphorbiaceae, ↑family Euphorbiaceae, ↑spurge family

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\\jəˌrānēˈā(ˌ)lēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Geranium + -ales
: an order of mostly herbaceous or shrubby dicotyledonous plants that have 5-parted regular flowers with stamens usually a multiple of the number of sepals and a syncarpous ovary and that include the geraniums and cranesbills, wood sorrels, jewelweeds, flaxes, and a large but variable number of related plants — see euphorbiaceae, geraniaceae

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