Perrottetia sandwicensis

The Huerteales are an order of plants belonging to the angiosperms ( Magnoliopsida ).


The families of this order are connected by relatively few shared derived characteristics. The relationship of the three families was first found by molecular genetic studies.

There are woody plants: mostly trees. The leaf margins are toothed. Stipules are often present.

The flowers are borne in inflorescences often zymösen. The flowers are small. The flower cup ( hypanthium ) is short. There is only one stamen circle exists; the inner is missing. Two carpels are fused into an ovary.


The order Huerteales is within the euro Siden II, the sister group of ( Malvales Brassicales ). It includes the following three families:


  • The order of Huerteales in APWebsite. (English )
  • Andreas Bresinsky, Christian Körner, Joachim W. Kadereit, Gunther Neuhaus, Uwe Sonnewald: Strasburger. Textbook of Botany. Founded by E. Strasburger. 36th edition. Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg 2008, ISBN 978-3-8274-1455-7, p 895