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fruit of which can be used as soap, we approach the Filicium decipiens, indigenous to Ceylon, next to the American Cecropia, and the little pond with its Nymphaea species, overshadowed by a large Ficus elastica, with its network of air-roots. Ascending to the Canary Avenue, we leave to our left the family of the Meliaceae, to which belongs the mahogany-tree, and in the corner of group III J, we find a Urostigma giganteum, which very often sheds all its leaves at the same time, and, in group III K, the coca-yielding tree, Erythroxylon coca.
In the second division of the Canary Avenue, chalice-bearing
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