Definition of Ericales
: an order comprising chiefly gamopetalous dicotyledonous plants characterized by regular flowers with stamens in two whorls free from the corolla and with a compound ovary and containing the families Ericaceae, Clethraceae, Pyrolaceae, Diapensiaceae, Lennoaceae, and Epacridaceae
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Origin and Etymology of ericales
New Latin, from Erica + -ales
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