Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1905 - Orchids
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Page v - THE purpose of the serial of which this fascicle is the initial number is to illustrate, from type material when possible, new or recently described orchid species, and species heretofore inadequately figured ; to publish the original descriptions of all species so figured, with additional characterizations, full...
Page 49 - Louieianian area. South Carolina to Florida, west to Mississippi and Louisiana. ALABAMA: Coast plain. Border of swamps and ditches. Baldwin County, Point Clear. Flowers green. October. Type locality : " On the margins of ponds near Savannah, in Georgia and in Carolina/
Page 67 - Spikes filiform, drooping. Flowers sub-verticelled. Lip round-reniform, laciniate. " A very elegant species, found growing on trees in the forests of Silhet ; it flowers during the cold season. Here the spikes are solitary from the bosom of the exterior leaf, supported in a pretty long, two-edged peduncle.
Page 27 - ... bracts ovate, apiculate, 1 line long ; pedicels 6-8 lines long ; sepals broadly lanceolate, acute, 5 lines long, reflexed; petals linear-lanceolate, acute, 5 lines long, reflexed ; lip free from column, very shortly stalked, limb dilated into a transversely oblong or suborbicular blade, about 5 lines long by 7 broad, thickened at the base into a two or three-keeled callus from which three slender nerves extend toward the apex ; column 2 lines long, broadly clávate.
Page 71 - Mr. Reichenbach has rightly pointed out the fact that the spur of this species is variable, sometimes being emarginate, sometimes not, and either longer or shorter than the lip.
Page 93 - Orchidacese, received by Messrs. Loddiges from Manilla. It has pale yellow flowers stained with red, and as large as those of Vanda Roxburghi. The lip with its two red elevated plates, and a pair of red tubercles just below...
Page 94 - foliis ligulatis ápice rotundatis oblique emarginatis apiculo interjecto, racemis pendulis multifloris foliis longioribus, labelli cucullati infundibularis laciniis lateralibus erectis intermedia oblonga inflexâ denticulatâ calcare cónico incurvo.
Page 85 - Bracts longer than the tomentoso pedicels, smooth. Flowers exceeding 1 cm. in length, smooth. Lateral sepals oblong, acute, about 1.5 cm. long, 4 mm. wide. Upper sepal narrower than the laterals, about 1.5 cm. long. Petals oblong, sub-acute, 1 .4 mm. long, 4 mm. wide. Lip entire, ovate, obtuse, ecallose, 7 mm. long. Column 2.5 mm. high. Ovary tomentose hairy.
Page 84 - bulbis ovalibus compressiusculis sub-3 phyllis, foliis oblongo-lanceolatis rigidis nervosis, spica radicali vaginata sepalisque exterioribus fusco-tomentosis, bracteis coriaceis margine recurvis, label lo intus crispato-cristato, limbi lobo medio acuminato. (Bracteœ rubra, demum aurantiacae. Species pulcherrima.)
Page 83 - ... oblong, obtuse, 6 mm. long, 3-nerved. Petals shorter than the sepals, oblong, obtuse. Lip 3-nerved, articulated with the foot of the column by a short oblong claw, purplish, narrowly ovate, sub-acute or obtuse, 3 mm. long, 1.5 mm. wide just above the claw, with two short, keel-like, in t ra marginal calli, one on each side near the base of the expanded limb.