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(family Rosaceae, subfamily Rosoideae, tribe Sanguisorbeae)

A genus of wind-pollinated, mat-forming plants that occur mainly in the subtropics and temperate regions. There are about 100 species; 90 species are known in S. America, 14 in New Zealand, 2 in Australia, and others in New Guinea, S. Africa, and California.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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