plural noun

: an order comprising dicotyledonous plants with a tubular 5-lobed corolla and five stamens with the anthers connivent and often partly or wholly united and including the Campanulaceae, Lobeliaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Goodeniaceae, Stylidiaceae, Calyceraceae, and Compositae

Word History


New Latin, from Campanula + -ales

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“Campanulales.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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