The "Bromeliales" is the
botanical nameof an order of flowering plants. Such an order has been recognized by a few systems of plant taxonomy, with a various placement. It appears that it always has had the same : consisting only of the family " Bromeliaceae", the bromeliad or pineapplefamily. The order is not recognized in the APG II system, of 2003, which places the plants involved in the order " Poales".
It is best known from the
Cronquist system, of 1981, which placed this order in subclass " Zingiberidae", of class " Liliopsida" [=monocotyledons] .
Thorne system (1992)placed the order in superorder " Commelinanae" in subclass " Liliidae" [=monocotyledons] .
Dahlgren systemplaced the order in superorder " Bromelianae" in subclass " Liliidae" [=monocotyledons] .
Engler system, in its update of 1964, placed the order in class " Monocotyledoneae".
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