from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, an aberrant increase in the number of cotyledons, as in
Cola acuminata, where they vary from two to five.
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Whether this holds good in the Loranths, where (_Nuytsia_, _Psittacanthus_) an appearance of polycotyledony exists, is not stated.
Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
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