Definitions

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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Examples

  • 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.

    Paraguana xeric scrub

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