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Nº 45. Saturday, March 5, 2011

Alseuosmiaceae

n Bot. Family of dicotyledonous plants whose distribution is restricted to New Zealand and New Caledonia, in Oceania.

Type genus: Alseuosmia.

Etymology

From modern Latin Alseuosmiaceae; from Alseuosmia, name of a plant genus; and the Latin suffix -aceae, «-aceous».