The Botanical Register; Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants Volume 9

The Botanical Register; Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...Flores paniculati; pedicellis juxta apicem articulatis, ban bracteola unilaterali stipatis: nutantes, carulei, antkeris apicibusque stuposix filamentorum flaeis. Baccae carulea. Semina splendentia. Brown, 1. c. 279. D. longifolia, foliis radicalibus ensiformibus elongatis (semunciam latis) marglne carinaque Iambus, paniculae ramis strictis parftm divisis: pedicellis racemosis corolla brevioribus bractea scariosa duplo longioribus. Broum prod. 1. 280. Drawn at Mr. Colvill's Nursery. Native of New Holland; where it was discovered by Mr. Brown. Dianella, according to Mr. Brown, is limited by the following definition: "Corolla six-parted, equal, spreading, deciduous. Filaments bowed, thickened at the top, and towy (stuposa). Anthers linear, stiff, and straight, inserted by their base. Germen with many-seeded cells. Style filiform. Stigma simple. Berry globular, many-seeded. Seeds oval, with a naked umbilicus." The group consists of perennial herbaceous plants, with a fibrous root; long grassy foliage, half-sheathed at the base; apanicled infloresence, with pedicles or flowerstalks jointed near the top, and supported on one side at the base by a small bracte; corollas nodding, blue, having the towy tops of the filaments deep yellow, as well as the anthers; blue berries; shining seed. The species now makes its first appearance amongst us. GARDENIA amcena. Chinese Gardenia. PENTANDRIA MONOGYNIA. Nat. ord. Rubiaceje. Jussieu gen. 197. Div. IV. Fructus monocar pus bilocularis polyspermia. Stamina quinque. Folia opposita; caul is sapi Jrutescens. GARDENIA. Suprd vol. 6. fol. 449. G. amvena, spinis axillaribus rectis folio ovali acuto glabro brevioribus, calyce campanulato denticulate, floribus terminalibus solitariis. Curtis's magaz. 1904. A...
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236593995
  • 9781236593993