Ranunculales


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Ranunculales

[rə‚nəŋ·kyə′lā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledons in the subclass Magnoliidae characterized by its mostly separate carpels, triaperturate pollen, herbaceous or only secondarily woody habit, and frequently numerous stamens.
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8), and palmately-compound leaves in other members of the order Ranunculales (e.
pentapetala Fernald [199] RANUNCULALES Berberidaceae Berberis vulgaris [182] Mahonia japonica [215] Fumariaceae Corydalis cava [197] Hypecoum duriaei Pomel [56] H.
1994) but then in a grade between Papaveraceae (at the base) and all other Ranunculales (Hoot & Crane, 1995; Soltis et al.