Polemoniales


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Polemoniales

[‚päl·ə‚mō·nē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Asteridae, characterized by sympetalous flowers, a regular, usually five-lobed corolla, and stamens equal in number and alternate with the petals.
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