Ericales

plural noun Er·i·ca·les \ˌerəˈkā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Ericales

  1. :  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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