Euphorbiales


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Euphorbiales

[yü‚fȯr·bē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Rosidae having simple leaves and unisexual flowers that are aggregated and reduced.
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Laboratory evaluation of some Saudi Arabian euphorbiales against Biomphalaria pfeifferi.
Prior to Samuelsson's (1913) investigation the relationships of empetrids to other plants were unclear, with various proposed systematic positions; for example, in the orders Euphorbiales (Don, 1827), Sapindales (Pax, 1891), or Celastrales (Hutchinson, 1969).