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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, natural order Rubiace√¶.

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Examples

  • South-facing slopes, often snow-free and exposed to cold wind during winter, support sedge meadow vegetation while sheltered, north-facing sites support evergreen shrubs such as juniper (Juniperus) and rhododendron (R. setosum and R. cephalanthus).

    Tibetan Plateau alpine shrub and meadows

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