from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous gamopetalous plants of the natural order Gesneraceæ, tribe Didymocarpeæ, characterized by a membranaceous 5-cleft calyx, cylindraceous corolla-tube, with half-closed throat and irregular limb, and 4 short, perfect stamens.
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