from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A tribe of gamopetalous plants of the order Labiatæ, characterized by a four-parted ovary forming four smooth dry nutlets in fruit, and by flowers with the calyx-nerves thirteen or less, the corolla-lobes usually flat, and the stamens four, or sometimes two, and either straight and diverging or ascending.


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