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Arales is a botanical name for an order of flowering plants. The name was used in the Cronquist system for an order placed in subclass Arecidae, circumscribed as (1981):

The APG II system elevates the first of these three families to become an order Acorales of its own (consisting of one genus only!) and unites the last two of these families into the family Araceae and assigns this to the order Alismatales.