from The Century Dictionary.
- The fourth class of plants in the Linnean system, comprehending such as have four Stamens.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Bot.) A Linnæan class of plants having four stamens.
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LEUCADENDRON, in botany: A genus of the Ynonogynia order, belonging to the tetrandria dafs of As I do in the country? pleafantly? that is, at leifure? plants \ and in the natural method ranking under the For which reafon I do not care to write loiig letters, but to read them; the one as the effect of nicenefs, % nd the other of idlenefs.
V. fl6r. tetrandria aeqaaiibna, fol. pionatifidis,
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Its leaves are of a deep glossy green, and the flowers lightly tinged with a pale yellow; it belongs to the tetrandria, and is a handsome plant -- but more of this with the drawing. "