from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a genus having but one species; formerly included in genus
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- noun one species; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
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This plant was first described in 1938 based on one fossil vegetative branch whose characteristics were said to most closely match those of a living South American dry, cold-climate conifer found in the study area: Austrocedrus (Libocedrus) chilensis, the Cordilleran Cypress.
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