Plumbaginales


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Plumbaginales

[‚pləm·bə·jə′nā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Caryophyllidae; flowers are pentamerous with fused petals, trinucleate pollen, and a compound ovary containing a single basal ovule.
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