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Rosales is an order of flowering plants, including the rose family, Rosaceae. The following families are typical of modern systems:

Aside from the Rosaceae themselves, this is a complete change in composition from the Rosales from the older Cronquist[?] taxonomy:

These forms have been removed to various other orders, most notable the Saxifragales, while the former Urticales have been transferred here.

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