Valerianales

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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“Valerianales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Valerianales. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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