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“Cloves are the flower-buds of the Clove-tree. The genus to which this tree belongs is of the natural order Myrtaceae; the calyx has a cylindrical tube and 4-cleft border; the corolla consists of four petals united by their tips; the stamens are in four clusters; and the fruit is an oblong dry berry with one or two cells and as many seeds.” — Chambers’ Encyclopedia, 1875


Trees: C


Chambers's Encyclopedia (Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1875)


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