plural noun Di·a·pen·si·a·les \ˌdīəˌpensēˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Diapensiales

in some classifications

  1. :  an order of low evergreen plants distinguished from those of the order Ericales by a tricarpellate ovary and stamens in two whorls of which one is reduced to staminodia — see diapensiaceae

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Origin and Etymology of diapensiales

New Latin, from Diapensia + -ales

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a brief usually trivial fact

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