Arecales


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Arecales

[‚ar·ə′kā‚lēz]
(botany)
An order of flowering plants in the subclass Arecidae composed of the palms.
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In total 17 orders (Acorales, Arecales, Buxales, Celastrales, Ceratophyllales, Crossosomatales, Dilleniales, Escalloniales, Garryales, Gunnerales, Huerteales, Paracryphiales, Petrosaviales, Picramniales, Santalales, Trochodendrales, Zygophyllales) remain blank spots on the angiosperm orbicule-map because no data on orbicules is available (Fig.
As currently circumscribed (APG III 2009), the commelinid clade consists of four groupings: (1) Dasypogonaceae, (2) the palm clade Arecales, including a single species-rich family, Arecaceae, (3) the ginger/Tradescantia clade, including Zingiberales (eight families), Commelinales (four families) and Hanguana, and (4) the expanded grass clade Poales sensu lato, which now includes 17 families, since Hydatellaceae are excluded (Saarela et al.
107, 108] ARECALES Arecaceae Aiphanes minima (Gaertn.