Ericales

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Ericales
Rhododendron simsii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ericales
Dumort., 1829
Families

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The Ericales are a large and diverse order of dicotyledons, including for example azalea (Rhododendron), blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), grass tree (Dracophyllum), lúcuma (Pouteria lucuma), kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa), and tea (Camellia sinensis). The order includes trees and bushes, lianas and herbaceous plants.