Order XXIV. Liquidambaraceae, Richard.—Liquidambars.
Balsamifluae, Blume, Endl..—Altingiaceae et olim Balsamaceae, Lindley.
Characters.—Tall trees, with amentaceous unisexual flowers; a 2 celled, 2-1obed, many-seeded capsule; and winged seeds, with the embryo inverted in fleshy albumen.
The Elements of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Vol. II, 3th American ed., was written by Jonathan Pereira in 1853.