from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A tribe of plants of the apetalous order Nyctagincæ, characterized by the straight embryo and the elongated utricle included within the enlarged and closed calyx-tube. It includes about 100 species, of 4 genera, Pisonia being the type.
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