Passiflorales

plural noun
Pas·​si·​flo·​ra·​les

Definition of Passiflorales 

in some classifications

: an order of dicotyledonous herbs, tendril-bearing vines, shrubs, and trees that have alternate leaves, pentamerous flowers with a superior one-celled ovary, and a fruit which is a berry or capsule and that include plants now usually placed in Parietales and Cucurbitales

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New Latin, from Passiflora + -ales

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