The botanical cabinet: consisting of coloured delineations of plants, from all countries, with a short account of each, directions for management, &c. &c (Google eBook)

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J. & A. Arch, 1822 - Science
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Page 592 - ... light green leaves, studded with pellucid dots, and never troubled by insects. As a screen for a window, or covering for a wall, it is most valuable. It is easily propagated, every joint rooting if placed in the earth. The flowers are strawcolored, and often produced in greatest profusion. The plant is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, and has been introduced many years. It is admirably adapted for baskets. IVY. This plant, in some of its varieties, is probably the most popular ornament of the...
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