Passiflorales

plural noun

Pas·​si·​flo·​ra·​les
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

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Passiflora + -ales

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“Passiflorales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Passiflorales. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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