Aristolochiales

plural noun Aris·to·lo·chi·a·les

Definition of Aristolochiales

  1. :  an order of metachlamydeous dicotyledonous plants embracing the families Aristolochiaceae, Rafflesiaceae, and Hydnoraceae and distinguished by the tubular petaloid perianth, inferior ovary, and numerous stamens free from the perianth

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Origin and Etymology of aristolochiales

New Latin, from Aristolochia + -ales


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