Cornales

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Cornales
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Dove tree in flower
a species in Nyssaceae
Scientific classification
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Order:
Cornales

Families

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Cornales is an order of flowering plants, basal among the asterids, containing about 600 species. Plants within Cornales usually have four-parted flowers, drupaceous fruits, and inferior gynoecia topped with disc-shaped nectaries. Under the APG system, Cornales includes the following families: