Illiciales


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Illiciales

[i‚lis·ē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous flowering plants, division Magnoliophyta, of the class Magnoliopsida, characterized by having woody plants with scattered spherical cells containing volatile oils.
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Vegetative anatomy of the New Caledonian endemic Amborella trichopoda: relationships with the Illiciales and implications for vessel origin.
2000, 2003; Hilu et al., 2003), if the tricolpate pollen of Illiciales,
Ultrastructural characters of angiosperm sieve-element plastids (Behnke, 1988, 1991,2000) suggest a slightly different evolution of the monocotyledons: The probably most basal angiosperms (Qiu et al., 2000), the ANITA grade (Amborellaceae, Nymphaeales, Austrobaileyaceae, Trimeniaceae, and Illiciales) plus Chloranthaceae and Ceratophyllaceae, exclusively contain S-type plastids.