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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A large and very distinct order of apetalous plants of the series Daphnales, characterized by the four valvate calyx-lobes, four opposite stamens, one-celled ovary and one or two ovules, and further distinguished from the nearly related laurel family by its anthers opening, not by a valve, but by a longitudinal line.

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