plural noun
Va·le·ri·a·na·les | \ -ā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Valerianales 

in some classifications

: an order of dicotyledonous plants consisting of the two families Valerianaceae and Dipsacaceae characterized by a gamopetalous corolla and an inferior ovary

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New Latin, from Valeriana + -ales

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