Fagales


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Fagales

[fə′gā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous woody plants in the subclass Hamamelidae having simple leaves and much reduced, mostly unisexual flowers.
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Fagaceae is one family of Fagales with a high diversity of flavonoid structural types with low hydroxyl protection and when this happens it is by glycosylation.
Elsewhere in the Fagales, similar but reduced wings may occur on the trigonal nuts of some Fagus species and biwinged fruits occur in Alnus and Betula.
A biosystematic study of Quercus series Virentes (the live oaks) with phylogenetic analices of Fagales, Fagaceae and Quercus.