Xyridales

plural noun
Xyr·​i·​da·​les

Definition of Xyridales

: an order of monocotyledonous herbs having flowers mostly with regular corolla and compound superior ovary — see bromeliaceae, commelinaceae, xyridaceae

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History and Etymology for Xyridales

New Latin, from Xyrid-, Xyris + -ales

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“Xyridales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Xyridales. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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