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  • n. family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees


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  • Scleria hirtella, Echites javitensis, Lindsea javitensis, and that curious plant of the family of the verbenaceae, which I have dedicated to the illustrious Leopold von Buch, in whose early labours I participated.]

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America


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