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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Drimys (from a Greek word, used in allusion to the sharp or acrid taste of the bark). Magnoliaceae. About 10 evergreen trees or shrubs, allied to Illicium, distributed from Mex. to the Straits of Magellan, and in Austral., New Zeal., and islands. Glabrous and aromatic plants with pellucid-punctate lvs., and polygamous diclinous or perfect fls. on 1- to many-fld. peduncles, white, yellowish or rose-colored and showy; sepals 2-4; petals 6-∞, in 2 or more series; stamens ∞, on thickened filaments; ovaries usually 2-∞, with sessile stigma and many seeds. D. Winteri, Forst. (Wintera aromatica, Murr.), is a S. American small tree (to 50 ft.), with milk-white fls. 1 in. or more across, jasmine- scented; petals 8-12, pale cream-yellow: lvs. alternate, evergreen, elliptical or lanceolate, coriaceous, somewhat acuminate, entire, glabrous, very aromatic: branches with reddish bark: umbels (3-9-fld.) often nearly equaling the lvs.: scarcely known either as a glasshouse subject or for outdoor cult, in warm countries. B.M. 4800- L. H. B. CH

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