from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the natural order Rubiaceæ and the tribe Anthospermeæ, characterized by having perfect flowers with a funnel-shaped corolla, which is from three- to six-lobed, the stamens inserted upon its throat, and by the hairy style, which has four threadshaped lobes.
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- n. creeping evergreen herbs of North America
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