Gentianales

plural noun Gen·tia·na·les \-ā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Gentianales

  1. :  an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous and usually actinomorphic flowers with two carpels and mostly opposite leaves — compare apocynaceae, asclepiadaceae, gentianaceae, loganiaceae, oleaceae, salvadoraceae

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Origin and Etymology of gentianales

New Latin, from Gentiana + -ales


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