Violales


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Violales

[‚vī·ə′lā·lēz]
(botany)
A heterogeneous order of dicotyledons in the subclass Dilleniidae distinguished by a unilocular, compound ovary and mostly parietal placentation.
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Caricaceae was placed in Violales, perhaps close to Passifloraceae.
c-n 7,254 5,302.7 Solanum sisymbriifolium c-n 616 693.7 Lamarck Urticales Moraceae Ficus insipida Willdenow s-n 3,111 13,400 (1) Sorocea sprucei s/p-n 497 1,787.6 saxicola (Baillon) Macbride Violales Passifloraceae Passiflora coccinea c/p-n 173 4,096.3 Aublet Passiflora edulis Sims c-n 102 10,149 "Pindaiva vermelha" p-n 1,752 4,580 Totals 53,538 669,441 Abundance by fruit flies species Frequency by fruit flies species No of plant genera infested No of plant family infested No of hosts colonized 9 30 1 SAMPLES Emerged Associated PLANT TAXA Larvae (L3) Adults Parasitoids Arecales Arecaceae Syagrus flexuosa 0 0 0 (Martius) Beccari Allogoptera leucocalyx 0 0 0 (Drude) Kuntze Celastrales Hippocrateaceae Cheiloclinium cognatum 131 31 -- (Miers) AC.
The order Violales contains many economically important plants [Begonia, Carica papaya, Citrullus, Cucumis, Cucurbita, Lagenaria, Luffa, Passiflora, and Tamarix] , it also includes the genus Viola (Cronquist, 1981).