Orchidales definition

  • proper-noun:
    • An order of flowers with irregular plants having min seeds, and like the households Orchidaceae and Burmanniaceae.
  • noun:
    • An order of monocotyledonous plants including the families Burmanniaceæ and Orchidaceæ, which agree in their mostly complete 3–6-merous flowers, inferior compound ovary, and very numerous minute seeds (whence called also Microspermæ).
    • purchase of plants with unusual flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae

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