A Dictionary of English Plant-Names

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General Books LLC, 2012 - 286 pages
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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... allusion in (1) to the appearance of the two-flowered peduncles; in (2) to the twin spikes of fructification. Knight-Cross. Lychnis Chalcedonica, L.--Bradley's Family Diet. (1725). See Cross of Jerusalem. Knight's Pondwort, Knight's Water Sengreen, Knight's-wort, or Knight's Woundwort. Stratiotes aloides, L.--Lyto. Prior, p. 128. Knight's Spur. Delphinium Consolida, L., and allied species.--' In baso Almaigne Riddersporen, that is to say Knightes spvrre.' Lyte. Prior, p. 123. Knipper nut. (1) Bunium flextwsum, With.--Baxter. (2) Lathyrus macrorrhizus, Wimm.--By Prior (p. 127) assigned in error to Vicia Orobus, DC. Knitback. Symphytum officinale, L.--Ger. Hal. Wr. Prior, p. 128. See Backwort. Knitbeen, Comfer. 'Symphytum tuberosum, L., is called Comfer Knitbeen in Aberdeenshire, where a preparation, made by boiling the root in oil or lard, is extolled by old women for hardening and strengthening fractures.' Murray's Northern Plora (1836), p. 121. Knobs. Flower-heads of Lavandula vera, DC.--Cites. Knobs, Gold, or Golden. See Gold Knops. Knobs, Horse. See Horse Knobs. Knobtang. Fucus nodosus, L.--Treas. Bot. Prior, p. 128. Knobweed (in allusion to the hard, round flower-heads). Centaurea nigra, L., C. Cyanus, L., and C. Scabiosa, L.--Nhamp. Nth. Gloss. Prior, p. 128. Knockheads. Plantago lanccolata, L.--Herb of the Field, p. 117. Cfr. Kemps. Knolles. Brassica Rapa, L.--With. ed. ii. Kent, Bay, E. D. S. Gloss. B. 16; Grose; Pegge, E. D. S. Gloss. C. 3. Hal. (Knoll). In E. D. S. Gloss. B. 11 spelt Knowles. Prior, p. 128. Knop Sedge. Sparganium ramosum, L.--Turn. Herb. See Bede sedge. Knops, Gold. See Gold Knops. Knops, Horse. See Horse Knops. Knopweed. Centaurea nigra, L.--With. ed. ii. Prior, p. 128. Knot-berry. Rubus Cliamcemorus, L.--North, Ger....

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