This article includes a
The order is a
Asterales are organisms that seem to have evolved from one common
The name and order Asterales is botanically venerable, dating back to at least 1926 in the
The order Asterales currently includes 11 families, the largest of which are the
Only the Asteraceae have composite flower heads; the other families do not, but share other characteristics such as storage of inulin that define the 11 families as more closely related to each other than to other plant families or orders such as the
The phylogenetic tree according to APG III for the Campanulid clade is as below.