Pandanales

plural noun
Pan·​da·​na·​les

Definition of Pandanales

: an order of monocotyledonous plants including the families Typhaceae, Sparganiaceae, and Pandanaceae and distinguished by monoecious or dioecious flowers without a perianth that are borne in close spikes or heads and ovules with mealy or fleshy endosperm

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History and Etymology for Pandanales

New Latin, from Pandanus + -ales

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“Pandanales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pandanales. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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