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anthers Baker in Journ Baker.—Corm Basal leaves Basal spathe blade bracts branches bright lilac bright yellow Cape Colony Capsule oblong claw clusters Corm globose curved tube Cypella diam erect exserted filaments Flowers foot long funnel-shaped glabrous Gladiolus half as long Herb inch long inflorescence inner Ixia Jacq Ker in Bot Klatt lax spike leaf Leaves ensiform Leaves linear lilac Linn membranous moderately firm Namaqualand narrow linear oblanceolate obovate obtuse outer segments outer spathe-valve outer spathe-valve oblong outer valves Ovary ovate overtopping the anthers ovoid ovules pale panicle pedicels Peduncle Perianth bright Perianth-segments Perianth-tube Produced leaves Proper spathe purple rachis Rhizome rigid scariose secund segments oblong segments obovate sheaths shorter south-western provinces spathe-valves green spathe-valves lanceolate Spathes cylindrical Stamens half Stem simple Stem slender Style Style-branches subequal Subgenus subterete subulate superposed terete throat Thunb tuft tunics upper segment valves green valves lanceolate
Page 23 - broad, narrowed suddenly to a short haft, variegated with darker lilac, white at the throat, with a deeply laciniated lilac and white crest ; standards also spreading, nearly as
Page 27 - falls oblong-cuneate, with a central patch of lilacblue and a yellow beard ; standards rather broader and crisped at the edge. Crests lanceolate, toothed on the outer edge.
Page 70 - none ; segments very unequal ; outer oblong, connivent in a cup in the lower third, then spreading or reflexed ; inner very small, erect, ovate with a narrow claw.
Page 38 - flowering time ; pedicels short. Perianth-tube cylindrical, above an inch long ; limb 3 in. long, pure white ; standards and falls each
Page 25 - bright yellow throat and beard arising from a crest ; standards with a small oblong blade and long slender claw.
Page 25 - claw white, with violet veins and a thick beard of yellow-tipped white hairs arising from an obscure crest ; standards
Page 5 - in. long ; limb bright lilac, 2 in. long ; falls obovate-cuneate, f in. broad ; standards rather shorter, oblanceolate, erect.