from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A cohort of dicotyledonous plants, of the polypetalous series Calycifloræ, characterized by distinct styles and solitary or numerous and separate carpels, not united into a syncarpic ovary as in the other cohorts of the series.

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  • n. in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae


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