from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of apetalous plants, of the order Piperaceæ, type of the tribe Saurureæ.

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  • n. type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard's-tails


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  • On one summit of Mount Kahuzi Hedythrsus thamnoideus and Disa erubescens grow; on its main summit, between 3,200 and 3,308 m, Erica spp. grow with Senecio kahuzicus, Helichrysum mildbraedii, Huperzia saururus and Deschampsia flexuosa. 48 species with 2 unknown and 24 endemic species are found in the park.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo


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