Geraniales

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Geraniales
Geranium palustre
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Dumort., 1829
Families

Geraniaceae (geranium family)
Ledocarpaceae
Melianthaceae
Vivianiaceae

The Geraniales are a small order of flowering plants, included within the rosid subgroup of dicotyledons. The largest family in the order is the Geraniaceae, with over 800 species. In addition, the order includes some small families, contributing together another less than 40 species. Most Geraniales are herbaceous, but there are also shrubs and small trees.