from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An order of extinct ungulate mammals, proposed by Cope for such genera as Ancylotherium and Chalicotherium, based on fragmentary remains from the early Tertiary deposits.
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Plant species that are very scarce in the area grow there; this is true of the ferns: Acrostichium aurem, very common in the delta areas of the Orinoco and in the mangrove areas, Marsilea ancylopoda, Nephrolepis hirsutula, Pitygramma trifoliata, as well as the water lily Eichornia crassipes.
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