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Text Appearing Before Image: ntf.x/frrn i rnu* Text Appearing After Image: PLATE CCXVIII. EMBOTHRIUM BUXIFOLIUM.Box-leaved Embothrium. CLASS IV. ORDER I.TETRANDR1A MONOGYNIJ. Four Chives. One Pointal. ESSENTIAL GENERIC CHARACTER. Corolla tetrapetala. Stamina limbo inferta.Folliculus polyfpermus. Semina alata. Blossom four-petals. Chives inferted into thelimbs. One-celled pod, many feeded. Seedswinged.See Embothrium sericeum, PI. C. Vol. II. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Embothrium foliis ellipticis, integerrimis, mar-gine revolutis, pubefcentibus; umbellisterminalibus; folliculo villofo. Embothrium with elliptical, entire le3ves, roiicc1.back at the edge, and downy; umbels ter-minal ; feed-pod hairv. REFERENCE TO THE PLATE. 1. A Flower, magnified, the petals yet attached to each other.2. The fame, the petals difengaged. 3. The Pointal, magnified. 4. A Seed-veflel, natural fize. 5. A ripe Seed, natural fize. This we believe is amongft the molt rare of the plants, hitherto introduced, from New Holland. Ithas been figured in the third Number of New Holland Botany, publif
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