Asterales

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Aster +‎ -ales

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Asterales

  1. A taxonomic order within the clade asterids—many dicotyledonous plants including aster, sunflower, zinnia, lettuce, artichoke and dandelion, distinguished from others in the clade euasterids II by the presence in the plants of oligosaccharide inulin, a nutrient storage molecule used instead of starch and unique stamen morphology.

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