Urticales

plural noun
Ur·ti·ca·les

Definition of Urticales 

: an order of dicotyledonous plants usually including the Urticaceae, Ulmaceae, and Moraceae and being characterized mainly by the free apetalous perianth and one-celled superior ovary

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History and Etymology for Urticales

New Latin, from Urtica + -ales

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