The Dipsacales are an order of flowering plants, included within the asterid group of dicotyledons.
Families in the order Dipsacales of plants
- The Caprifoliaceae or honeysuckle family is a clade consisting of about 800 dicotyledonous flowering plants, with a nearly cosmopolitan distribution; centres of diversity are found in eastern North America and eastern Asia, while they are absent in tropical and southern Africa.
- The Valerianaceae, or valerian family, of the order Dipsacales contains about 350 species in 7 genera.
- The Dipsacaceae, or teasel family, of the order Dipsacales contains 350 species of perennial or biennial herbs and shrubs in eleven genera.
- In older classifications this entire family was part of Caprifoliaceae .
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