Malvales is the name of an order of flowering plants.

Families in the order Malvales of plants

Malvaceae - Malvaceae, or the mallow family, is a family of flowering plants containing over 200 genera with close to 2,300 species.

Sterculiaceae - As traditionally circumscribed the Sterculiaceae, Malvaceae, Bombacaceae, and Tiliaceae comprise the "core Malvales" of the Cronquist system and the close relationship among these families is generally recognized.

Bombacaceae - Bombacaceae is a family of flowering plants or Angiospermae included within Malvales order.


Tiliaceae - All through its existence the family has had a very lively history, with various authors taking very different views on what should be part of this family.

Elaeocarpaceae - Elaeaocarpaceae is a family of flowering plants.

Sarcolaenaceae - The Sarcolaenaceae are a family of flowering plants endemic to Madagascar.