from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A former group or suborder of plants of the natural order Combretaceæ, now referred to the suborder Gyrocarpeæ, the species of which are distinguished from the other members of the family by the fact that their anthers dehisce by valves, in which respect they resemble laurels.


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