Polygonales


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Polygonales

[pə‚lig·ə′nā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Caryophyllidae characterized by well-developed endosperm, a unilocular ovary, and often trimerous flowers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Leptothrips fasciculatus larvae live inside flowers, and involucres surrounding flower clusters, on Eriogonum fasciculatum polifolium (Bentham) (Polygonales: Polygonaceae) (Wiesenborn 2012).