Ericales


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Ericales

[‚er·ə′kā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Dilleniidae; plants are generally sympetalous with unitegmic ovules and they have twice as many stamens as petals.
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Other changes at this site are: increases in Betula (15-20%), Ericales (4%), and Dryopteris-type (25%), and decreases in Picea (5%) and Myrica (10%).
Changes in other taxa are common to both Chase Pond and Main-a-Dieu Pond: Ericales and Poaceae rise to 5% and [is greater than] 10% near the base of the zone, but subsequently decline to [is less than] 2%.
Indeed, with the importance of Ericales pollen and Sphagnum spores (not illustrated), the pollen spectra resemble the modern polster spectra from the Foraker River region (Fig.
Analisis filogeneticos recientes han ayudado a delimitar al grupo y han identificado cuatro clados principales en el; Cornales, Ericales, Lamiidas y Campanulidas, con las ultimas dos conocidas colectivamente como Euasteridas.
Cornales is sister to the rest of the Asteridae; Ericales is sister to the largest clade, the Euasteridae, formed by the Lamiids (formerly Euasterid I) and the Campanulids (formerly Euasterid II).
Perforation plate pit membrane remnants and other vessel details of Clethraceae: primitive features in wood of Ericales.
Generic realignment in primuloid families of the Ericales s.
Stevens (1991, 2000) discussed difficulties in scoring morphological characters, based on his own experience with Ericales.
Balsaminaceae had already come out in Ericales (but not with these families) in Chase et al.
Cronquist (1981) considered Ericaceae, Empetraceae, and Epacridaceae to be closely related, and he placed them in the Ericales (also including Clethraceae and Cyrillaceae).
Les families hyperaccumulatrices d'aluminium sont surtout presentes dans les branches basales de groupes generalement evolues comme les rosides (Myrtales, Malpighiales, Oxalidales) et les asterides (Cornales, Ericales, Gentianales, Aquifoliales), mais le caractere a probablement disparu dans les groupes les plus derives.
The circumscription of the Ericales, and their cladistic relationships to other families of "higher" dicotyledons.