from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The English name for Anthospermum, a genus of African shrubs with evergreen leaves, which when bruised emit a fragrant odor.
- noun The extinct tree Pinites succinifer, which yielded most of the amber of the Baltic region.
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Amber, researches on its vegetable origin, 284; Goppert on the amber-tree of the ancient world (Pinites succifer), 283.
Goppert on the conversion of a fragment of amber-tree into black coal, 281; eyeadeae, 283; on the amber-tree of the Baltic, 283, 284.