from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A subtribe of plants established by Endlicher in 1836, belonging to the natural order Proteaceæ, tribe Grevilleeæ, and characterized by a 1- to 4-ovuled ovary and a 1- to 4-seeded fruit. It embraces the important genera Grevillea, Hakea, and Roupala, besides several less important ones.


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