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  • Lyrata, is a large tree, chiefly found on swampy land in the southern states; the lyrate leaves are dilated at the end; the globose acorns are nearly covered by the tuberculated cups.
  • The horns are more or less lyrate,and generally developed in both sexes; there are frequently brushes of hair on the knees.
  • Lyrate or sub-lyrate horns in both sexes, and by the white of the buttocks not extending on to the haunches.
  • With the palla, or impala(A epyceros melampus), we reach an exclusively African genus, characterized by the lyrate horns of the bucks, the absence of lateral hoofs, and the presence of a pair of glands with black tufts of hair on the hind-feet.
  • The long face, high crest for the horns, which are ringed, lyrate and more or less strongly angulated, and the moderately long tail, are the distinctive features of the hartebeests.
 

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