from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants of the natural order Combretaceæ and suborder Combreteæ, having the calyx-tube turbinate and not produced beyond the ovary, 10 included stamens, opposite leaves, and spiked flowers.

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  • noun a genus of Laguncularia


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