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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Endlicher's botanical system, a subtribe of the tribe Chenopodieæ, order Chenopodeæ, characterized by the absence of floral bracts, and embracing 13 genera, a number of which are now regarded as synonyms, and those still retained fall under several of the modern tribal divisions. One of these genera, Cryptocarpus, is excluded from the order entirely and referred to the Nyctagineæ.

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