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Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most ... - Page 775
by John Sims - 1804
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The Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the ..., Volume 9

William Curtis - Botany - 1795
...appendages of a brown colour. This magnificent fhrub, a principal ornament of the CapeHoufe at Kew, is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced by Mr. MASSON, in 1774 (Ait. Krwj; it flowers chiefly in the Spring, and often during the...
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The Botanical Register: Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic ..., Volume 3

Sydenham Teast Edwards, John Lindley - 1817
...of the same disagreeable smell when rubbed or bruised. The present species, the only published one, is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced by Mr. Masson in 1774. Recorded in the Hortus Kewensis as a biennial greenhouse plant, flowering...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1819
...at the end of August, or beginning of September. and frequently continue in beauty till spring. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was brought to Holland, and in 1692 it was cultivated at Hampton court. This plant is propagated by offsets,...
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The British flower garden, (series the second,): containing coloured figures ...

Robert Sweet - Flowers - 1831
...cloven. This very curious and pretty plant, which, as far as we can trace, has hitherto been undescribed, is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was brought to this country by Mr. Synnot, who we believe introduced more new and rare bulbs from that...
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The British Flower Garden: Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of ...

Robert Sweet - Flowers - 1838
...cloven. This very curious and pretty plant, which, as far as we can trace, has hitherto been undescribed, is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was brought to this country by Mr. Synnot, who we believe introduced more new and rare bulbs from that...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 5

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1838
...retentive of moisture, they will frequently rot if this is not attended to. This beautiful species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced to this country in 1793, by Colonel William Patterson. Our .drawing was taken from a plant...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 16

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1849
...SY.VONVMKS. — Erica Linn. E. pulverulenta, Bed/. Eric. Wob. 20. THIS very pretty species of heath is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced into this country in 1820, and is now pretty generally cultivated. The neatness of its habit,...
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Book of natural history; containing a description of animals and birds

Francis Orpen Morris - 1852
..."follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man chalí sre the Lord." RATEL. • THE ratel is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it is frequently known by the name of the Cape ratel. The height of this animal is about ten or twelve...
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Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen, Volume 29

Agriculture - 1875
...these things as the cottagers' show approaches. — OBSEBVEB. THE BELLADONNA LILT. AMABYLLIB BELLADONNA is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced in 1712. In Italy it has long been extensively cultivated, where it grows as freely as it...
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The Gardener's Monthly and Horticulturist, Volume 25

Thomas Meehan - Gardening - 1883
...In reply I would say that the Strelitzia regina belongs to the natural order Musacese, and that it is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, from whence it was introduced in 1773. It is a plant of tropical appearance, having long oval leaves produced on leaf...
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