from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of liliaceous plants of the tribe Polygonateæ, characterized by having the flowers in a terminal raceme, 2-merous, and without a perianth-tube, the segments spreading.

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  • n. sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley


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