Leitneriales


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Leitneriales

[‚līt·nir·ē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
A monofamilial order of flowering plants in the subclass Hamamelidae; members are simple-leaved, dioecious shrubs with flowers in catkins, and have a superior, pseudomonomerous ovary with a single ovule.
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