Geraniales

plural noun Ge·ra·ni·a·les \jəˌrānēˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Geraniales

  1. :  an order of mostly herbaceous or shrubby dicotyledonous plants that have 5-parted regular flowers with stamens usually a multiple of the number of sepals and a syncarpous ovary and that include the geraniums and cranesbills, wood sorrels, jewelweeds, flaxes, and a large but variable number of related plants — see euphorbiaceae, geraniaceae

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Origin and Etymology of geraniales

New Latin, from Geranium + -ales


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