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Zingiberales

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Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum/Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Monocots
Order:Zingiberales

Description

An order of flowering plants represented by over 2,000 species in eight families, including the ginger family (Zingiberaceae), banana family (Musaceae), canna lily family (Cannaceae) and arrowroot family (Marantaceae).

The largest family of the order, represented by over 1,200 species. Gingers are tropical perennial herbs and most are fo…
   
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