Higher classification Asterids
Scientific name Solanales
|Lower classifications Nightshade, Convolvulaceae, Ipomoea, Bindweed, Physalis|
The Solanales are an order of flowering plants, included in the asterid group of dicotyledons. Some older sources used the name Polemoniales for this order.
Under the older Cronquist system, the latter three families were placed elsewhere, and a number of others were included:
In the classification system of Dahlgren the Solanales were in the superorder Solaniflorae (also called Solananae).
The following families are included here in newer systems such as that of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (APG):
The APG II classification treats the Solanales in the group Euasterids I.
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