Ranal alliance
Ranal Ra"nal (r[=a]"nal), a. (Bot.) Having a general affinity to ranunculaceous plants. [1913 Webster]

{Ranal alliance} (Bot.), a name proposed by Lindley for a group of natural orders, including Ranunculace[ae], Magnoliace[ae], Papaverace[ae], and others related to them. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ranal — Ra nal (r[=a] nal), a. (Bot.) Having a general affinity to ranunculaceous plants. [1913 Webster] {Ranal alliance} (Bot.), a name proposed by Lindley for a group of natural orders, including Ranunculace[ae], Magnoliace[ae], Papaverace[ae], and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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