The Superorder Celastranae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Order (10): Aquifoliales · Asterales · Brassicales · Brexiales · Celastrales · Crossosomatales · Icacinales · Malpighiales · Metteniusales · Parnassiales
Asterales is an of dicotyledonous flowering plants that includes the composite family (Asteraceae) and its related families. [more]
Celastrales is an order of flowering plants. They are found throughout the tropics and subtropics, with only a few species extending far into the temperate regions. There are about 1200 to 1350 species in about 100 genera. All but 7 of these genera are in the large family Celastraceae. Until recently, the composition of the order and its division into families varied greatly from one author to another. [more]
The Crossosomatales are an order, newly recognized by the AGP II, of flowering plants, included within the Rosids, which are part of the eudicots. The following three families are placed here: [more]
Icacinaceae is a family of flowering plants. It consists of trees, shrubs, and lianas, primarily of the tropics. [more]
More info about the Order Parnassiales may be found here.
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