Violales


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Violales

[‚vī·ə′lā·lēz]
(botany)
A heterogeneous order of dicotyledons in the subclass Dilleniidae distinguished by a unilocular, compound ovary and mostly parietal placentation.
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Caricaceae was placed in Violales, perhaps close to Passifloraceae.
The order Violales contains many economically important plants [Begonia, Carica papaya, Citrullus, Cucumis, Cucurbita, Lagenaria, Luffa, Passiflora, and Tamarix] , it also includes the genus Viola (Cronquist, 1981).