Umbellales


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Umbellales

[‚əm·bə′lā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous herbs or woody plants in the subclass Rosidae with mostly compound or conspicuously lobed or dissected leaves, well-developed schizogenous secretory canals, separate petals, and an inferior ovary.
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