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Ericales MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ericales
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.341
Unique ID
D020448
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020448
Scope Note
A large and diverse order of dicotyledonous flowering plants in the subclass DILLENIIDAE. Most members have weakly fused petals and radially symmetric flowers which form fruit capsules and thin seed coats. Members also contain IRIDOIDS, compounds which protect against herbivores. Common examples of the ericales are economically important species such as TEA, PERSIMMON, BLUEBERRY, BRAZIL NUTS, azalea, CRANBERRIES, and RHODODENDRON.
Entry Term(s)
Theales
Registry Number
txid41945
Public MeSH Note
2018; see THEALES 1998-2017
History Note
2018(1998)
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Ericales Preferred
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