aristolochiales definition

  • noun:
    • an order of flowers distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and substandard ovary. It includes the Aristolochiaceae, Rafflesiaceae, and Hydnoraceae.
    • order of flowers distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
    • an order of flowers distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary. It includes the Aristolochiaceae, Rafflesiaceae, and Hydnoraceae.
    • order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and substandard ovary
  • others:
    • An order of dicotyledonous, apetalous (monochlamydeous) flowers, characterized chiefly by the thick, leathery, tubular, corolline calyx. It embraces the households Aristolochiaceæ, Rafflesiaceæ, and Hydnoraceæ.
    • An order of dicotyledonous, apetalous (monochlamydeous) flowers, characterized mainly because of the dense, leathery, tubular, corolline calyx. It embraces the people Aristolochiaceæ, Rafflesiaceæ, and Hydnoraceæ.

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