from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The Mollusca as a branch of the animal kingdom: correlated with Vertebrata, Articulata, and Radiata.
  • A grade or division of Urochorda, containing the true tunicaries or ascidians, with the salps and doliolids, as collectively distinguished from the Larvalia (or Appendiculariidæ).


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  • Communities of palms such as Mauritiella pacifica, Manicaria saccata, and Euterpe cuatrecasa also appear in these swamps.

    Esmeraldes-Pacific Colombia mangroves

  • I especially noticed _Aristolochia saccata, _ which climbs the loftiest trees, bearing its curious pitcher-shaped flowers near the ground only; its leaves are said to be good food for cattle.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete


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