from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous gamopetalous trees or shrubs, of the natural order Rubiaceæ, tribe Cinchoneæ, characterized by having the stigma fusiform, the flowers in branching paniculate spikes, with foliaceous bracts, and opposite, reticulated, long-petioled leaves.
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