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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the classification of De Candolle, Gray, and others, a tribe or suborder of plants, of the natural order Hamamelideæ, embracing the genera Hamamelis, Fothergilla, etc., and distinguished from the Balsamifluæ, to which Liquidambar belongs, by their one-ovuled cells and more apparent floral envelops.

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