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Orders of Plants List

Below is a list of the Orders of Plant Life. Order can be a confusing term, in biology, it refers to a group that contains the families. Orders usually have between 3-20 Families. Some Orders contain 10's of thousands of species, others like the Ginko, have only one.

Every type of seed bearing plant can fit into one of these categories.

Within each Order contains families.

Click on the Order name to list all of the families contained in that Order. Listed next to each Order is the approximate number of species.

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Species per Order
Title # Species # Families
Asterales     Asterales ( 11 ) 27,790
Fabales     Fabales ( 4 ) 20,055
Fabales     Fabales ( 4 ) 20,000
Poales     Poales ( 18 ) 18,000
Gentianales     Gentianales ( 5 ) 16,637
Malpighiales     Malpighiales ( 42 ) 16,000
Lamiales     Lamiales ( 21 ) 12,000
Caryophyllales     Caryophyllales ( 33 ) 11,155
Myrtales     Myrtales ( 14 ) 11,000
Ericales     Ericales ( 33 ) 8,000
Rosales     Rosales ( 10 ) 7,700
Malvales     Malvales ( 9 ) 6,000
Sapindales     Sapindales ( 9 ) 5,700
Asparagales     Asparagales ( 26 ) 5,000
Alismatales     Alismatales ( 14 ) 4,500
Brassicales     Brassicales ( 16 ) 4,450
Solanales     Solanales ( 5 ) 4,200
Piperales     Piperales ( 4 ) 4,090
Apiales     Apiales ( 7 ) 4,000
Ranunculales     Ranunculales ( 10 ) 3,500
Laurales     Laurales ( 7 ) 2,800
Arecales     Arecales ( 1 ) 2,600
Magnoliales     Magnoliales ( 6 ) 2,500
Saxifragales     Saxifragales ( 15 ) 2,470
Cucurbitales     Cucurbitales ( 7 ) 2,300
Zingiberales     Zingiberales ( 8 ) 2,100
Dipsacales     Dipsacales ( 7 ) 1,700
Proteales     Proteales ( 3 ) 1,600
Liliales     Liliales ( 11 ) 1,558
Celastrales     Celastrales ( 3 ) 1,372
Pandanales     Pandanales ( 5 ) 1,345
Santalales     Santalales ( 5 ) 1,300
Fagales     Fagales ( 8 ) 1,200
Dioscoreales     Dioscoreales ( 5 ) 1,037
Oxalidales     Oxalidales ( 6 ) 1,000
Geraniales     Geraniales ( 4 ) 900
Vitales     Vitales ( 1 ) 850
Commelinales     Commelinales ( 5 ) 768
Pinales     Pinales ( 8 ) 700
Aquifoliales     Aquifoliales ( 5 ) 650
Cornales     Cornales ( 7 ) 600
Zygophyllales     Zygophyllales ( 2 ) 267
Sabiales     Sabiales ( 1 ) 160
Canellales     Canellales ( 2 ) 136
Buxales     Buxales ( 1 ) 110
Austrobaileyales     Austrobaileyales ( 3 ) 100
Nymphaeales     Nymphaeales ( 3 ) 74
Cycadales     Cycadales ( 3 ) 65
Crossosomatales     Crossosomatales ( 7 ) 50
Gunnerales     Gunnerales ( 2 ) 50
Chloranthales     Chloranthales ( 1 ) 50
Gnetales     Gnetales ( 1 ) 35
Ceratophyllales     Ceratophyllales ( 1 ) 30
Garryales     Garryales ( 2 ) 18
Berberidopsidales     Berberidopsidales ( 2 ) 4
Petrosaviales     Petrosaviales ( 1 ) 4
Trochodendrales     Trochodendrales ( 2 ) 2
Amborellales     Amborellales ( 1 ) 1
Acorales     Acorales ( 1 ) 1
Ginkgoales     Ginkgoales ( 1 ) 1
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