Author: Jan Scholten
Clades: Liliidae; Lilianae; Angiospermae; Plants.
Botany: perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, acaules
Botany: Arecales has silica bodies in its leaves, which is a quality of Phase 4.
In the Apg3 classification Arecales is a Family in Commelinoids.
In the Plant theory Arecales is placed in treated as an order and placed in Phase 4. Parts of the Order of Poales are retained in Arecales: Bromeliaceae and Typhaceae. The main family Arecaceae is split in its main Subfamilies.
In the old version of the Plant theory Arecales was treated as in the Apg classification as part of the Commelinoids.
1. Dasypogonaceae, Typhaceae