Zingiberales

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Zingiberales

[‚zin·jə·bə′rā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of monocotyledonous herbs or scarcely branched shrubs in the subclass Commelinidae characterized by pinnately veined leaves and irregular flowers that have well-differentiated sepals and petals, an inferior ovary, and either one or five functional stamens.
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Intermittently scattered throughout this succession are dense patches of broad-leaved, herbaceous monocots of the order Zingerberales.