Caryophyllales

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Caryophyllales
Dianthus caryophyllus L (Clove pink).JPG
Carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Scientific classification
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Caryophyllales

Suborders

Caryophyllineae
Polygonineae

Synonyms

Centrospermae

Caryophyllales is a flowering plant order that includes the cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and most carnivorous plants. Many members are succulent, having fleshy stems or leaves.

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