Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Rubiaceæ and of the tribe Cinchoneæ, distinguished by the imbricated lobes of the corolla, on the throat or tube of which the included stamens are inserted.

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  • Winter plantings include camellias, luculia, rhododendrons and hellebores.

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