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Page 1965 - I have formerly observed, that in a few cases the footstalk of the ovarium is dilated and obscurely lobed at top: but in the species now referred to it terminates in three distinct and equal lobes of considerable length, and which bring regularly opposite to the cells of the capsule may be compared to the three outer folióla of the perianthium of Phyllanlhut, between which and the cells of the capsule the same relation exists.
Page 1944 - I. 48, has clusters of cylindrical knobs, which are formed, and also wither away, in parcels, each parcel being equivalent to one of the above-mentioned bulbs. Such of the Orchis tribe as have biennial bulbs are supposed to be very difficult of cultivation ; but according to the experience of my excellent friend the late Mr. Crowe, in whose garden I have seen them many successive years, they are best removed when in full flower, the earth being cleared completely away from the roots, which are then...
Page 1997 - Tp 4 H. multiflorus, Martyn. H. foliis elliptico - lanceolatis acutis concavis erectis , umbella multiflora involucro longiore , pedunculis articulatis , limbo patulo , staminibus adscendentibus. Willd. sp. pi. (Moris. hist. 3, p.
Page 1965 - Euphorbicc, should not have been taken from this genus, which is so little calculated to afford a correct idea of its structure, that authors are still at variance in the names and functions they assign to several parts of the flower.
Page 1945 - CLUYTIA pulchdla makes a pretty little shrub, from its form and sea-green foliage, though its flowers, which are small and white, are not shewy. They generally come singly from the axils of the leaves, and though four or live may spring in succession from the same axil ; yet, as they are rarely seen at the same time, the term of " floribus subquinis," added by WiLLDEN'ow to the specific character, only tends to mislead.
Page 1998 - The flowers are much smaller than some other kinds, but are lively, the rays being of a bright orange, and the disk of a dark purple colour.
Page 2004 - One boiler only is used at a time, the other being kept, as a, reserve ÍR, case of any repairs being necessary.
Page 1945 - Flowers most part of the summer. Propagated by cuttings. Is not impatient of moderate cold, but requires to be protected from frost, LANTANA NIVEA.
Page 2003 - East-Indies, where it is found both wild and in gardens, but is not cultivated for culinary purposes, the root being bitter, and posseesing a much weaker and less pungent aroma than the true Ginger.