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ASPIDISTRA

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 769 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ASPIDISTRA, a small genus of the lily order (Liliaceae), native of the Himalayas, China and Japan. Aspidistra lurida is a favourite pot-plant, bearing large green or white-striped leaves on an underground stem, and small dark purplish, cup-shaped flowers close to the ground.
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