Umbellales

plural noun Um·bel·la·les \ˌəmbəˈlā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Umbellales

  1. :  a large order of chiefly herbaceous dicotyledonous plants that have umbels or corymbs of small uniovulate flowers with epigynous stamens and 1 to 5 carpels followed by fruits which are drupes or cremocarps and that include several economically important plants (as the carrot and parsnip) — see cornaceae, umbelliferae

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Origin and Etymology of umbellales

New Latin, from umbell- + -ales


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