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Inflorescence of a wild carrot, Daucus carota, in the Apiaceae family.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Apiales
  • Apiaceae (carrot family)
  • Araliaceae (ginseng family)
  • Aralidiaceae
  • Griseliniaceae
  • Mackinlayaceae
  • Melanophyllaceae
  • Myodocarpaceae
  • Pennantiaceae
  • Pittosporaceae
  • Torricelliaceae

The Apiales are an order of flowering plants. The families given at right are typical of newer classifications, though there is some slight variation, and in particular the Torriceliaceae may be divided. These families are placed within the asterid group of dicotyledons.

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