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Верескоцветные - Ericales 12/31/08—9/4/22

The Ericales are a large and diverse order of dicotyledons, including, for example, tea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, and azalea. The order includes trees, bushes, lianas, and herbaceous plants. Together with ordinary autophytic plants, the Ericales include chlorophyll-deficient mycoheterotrophic plants (e.g., Sarcodes sanguinea) and carnivorous plants (e.g., genus Sarracenia). Many species have five petals, often grown together. Fusion of the petals as a trait was traditionally used to place the order in the subclass Sympetalae. Mycorrhiza is an interesting property, frequently associated with the Ericales. Indeed, symbiosis with root fungi is quite common among the order representatives, and three kinds of it can be found exclusively among Ericales (namely, ericoid, arbutoid and monotropoid mycorrhiza). In addition, some families among the order are notable for their exceptional ability to accumulate aluminum. Ericales are a cosmopolitan order. Areas of distribution of families vary largely - while some are restricted to tropics, others exist mainly in Arctic or temperate regions. The entire order contains over 8,000 species, of which the Ericaceae account for 2,000-4,000 species (by various estimates).
Актинидиевые - Actinidiaceae The Actinidiaceae are a small family of flowering plants commonly known as the Chinese gooseberry family. The family has...

Актинидиевые - Actinidiaceae

The Actinidiaceae are a small family of flowering plants commonly known as the Chinese gooseberry family. The family has three genera and about 360 species and…

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Бальзаминовые - Balsaminaceae The Balsaminaceae (commonly known as the balsam family) are a family of dicotyledonous plants, comprising two genera:...

Бальзаминовые - Balsaminaceae

The Balsaminaceae (commonly known as the balsam family) are a family of dicotyledonous plants, comprising two genera: Impatiens, which consists of 1000+…

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Вересковые - Ericaceae The Ericaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the heath or heather family, found most commonly in...

Вересковые - Ericaceae

The Ericaceae are a family of flowering plants, commonly known as the heath or heather family, found most commonly in acid and infertile growing conditions. The…

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Лецитисовые - Lecythidaceae The Lecythidaceae comprise a family of about 20 genera and 250-300 species of woody plants native to tropical South...

Лецитисовые - Lecythidaceae

The Lecythidaceae comprise a family of about 20 genera and 250-300 species of woody plants native to tropical South America and Madagascar.
According to the…

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Первоцветные - Primulaceae The Primulaceae are a family of herbaceous and woody flowering plants with about 53 genera with 2790 species, including...

Первоцветные - Primulaceae

The Primulaceae are a family of herbaceous and woody flowering plants with about 53 genera with 2790 species, including some favorite garden plants and…

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Сапотовые - Sapotaceae The Sapotaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to order Ericales. The family includes about 800 species of...

Сапотовые - Sapotaceae

The Sapotaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to order Ericales. The family includes about 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in around 65…

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Саррацениевые - Sarraceniaceae The Sarraceniaceae are a family of pitcher plants, belonging to order Ericales (previously Nepenthales). The family...

Саррацениевые - Sarraceniaceae

The Sarraceniaceae are a family of pitcher plants, belonging to order Ericales (previously Nepenthales).
The family comprises three extant genera: Sarracenia…

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Синюховые - Polemoniaceae The Polemoniaceae are a family (Jacob's-ladder or phlox family) of about 25 genera with 270-400 species of annual and...

Синюховые - Polemoniaceae

The Polemoniaceae are a family (Jacob's-ladder or phlox family) of about 25 genera with 270-400 species of annual and perennial plants, native to the Northern…

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Чайные - Theaceae Theaceae is a family of flowering plants, composed of shrubs and trees, including the camellias. It can be described as...

Чайные - Theaceae

Theaceae is a family of flowering plants, composed of shrubs and trees, including the camellias. It can be described as having from seven to 40 genera,…

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Эбеновые - Ebenaceae The Ebenaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to order Ericales. It includes ebony and persimmon among about...

Эбеновые - Ebenaceae

The Ebenaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to order Ericales. It includes ebony and persimmon among about 768 species of trees and shrubs. The…

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