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Myrtales 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 27072

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Circaeales
 
    Combretales
 
    Epilobiales
 
    Henslowiales
 
    Lythrales
 
    Melastomatales
 
    Memecylales
 
    Oenotherales
 
    Onagrales
 
    Penaeales
 
    Trapales
 
    Vochysiales
 
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  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMyrtales   
    Direct Children:  
                            Family Alzateaceae   
                            Family Combretaceae  – combretums 
                            Family Crypteroniaceae   
                            Family Lythraceae  – loosestrife 
                            Family Melastomataceae  – melastomas 
                            Family Myrtaceae  – myrtles, myrtacées 
                            Family Onagraceae  – evening primroses, onagres 
                            Family Penaeaceae   
                            Family Vochysiaceae   
       

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  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Myrtales   
       
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, 2014, document (version Plantae)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2014. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Myrtales   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Myrtales   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Myrtales   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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