Violales is a botanical name of an order of flowering plants and takes its name from the included family Violaceae. The name has been used in several systems, although some systems used the name Parietales for similar groupings. In the 1981 version of the influential Cronquist system, order Violales was placed in subclass Dilleniidae with a consisting of the families listed below. The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group system does not recognize order Violales; Violaceae is placed in order Malpighiales and the other families are reassigned to various orders as indicated.
- order Violales
The Order Cistales is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Suborder (1): Bixineae
- Family (1): Cochlospermaceae
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 29 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Order Cistales.
Cochlospermaceae is a family of two genera and 20-25 species of trees and shrubs. They occur widely throughout the tropical regions of the world, but are curiously absent from Malaysia. Most species in this family are mesophytic or xerophytic, growing primarily in drier climates. [more]
At least 29 species and subspecies belong to the Family Cochlospermaceae.
More info about the Family Cochlospermaceae may be found here.
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