APG III, 2009), monocots represent a clade branching from basal angiosperms close to the departure point of Chloranthales.
Certainly pertinent is the fact that Chloranthales and Piperales are sympodial and have adventitious roots (Carlquist, 2009), circumstances probably basic to monocots, in which those interrelated features are symplesiomorphic.
1999), positioned with the Eumagnoliids (Winterales, Laurales, Magnoliales, Chloranthales
, Piperales) in an unresolved polytomy (Soltis et al.
undulatas Fowler & Turner  CHLORANTHALES
Chloranthaceae Chloranthus spicatus  COMMELINALES Commelinaceae Cochliostema odoratissima  CORNALES Hydrangeaceae Philadelphus coronarius L.
Austrabaileyales, Caryophyllales, Chloranthales
, and Sabiales) do not have any species endemic to Hainan.