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Identifier: botanistsreposit34andr
Title: The botanist's repository, for new, and rare plants : containing coloured figures of such plants, as have not hitherto appeared in any similar publication, with all their essential characters, botanically arranged, after the sexual system of the celebrated Linnaeus : in English and Latin : to each description is added a short history of the plant, as to its time of flowering, culture, native place of growth, when introduced, and by whom
Year: 1797 (1790s)
Authors: Andrews, Henry Charles, fl. 1799-1828 Bensley, Thomas, ca. 1760-1835, printer Haworth, Adrian Hardy, 1768-1833 Kennedy, John, 1759-1842 Jackson, George, d. 1811 Smith, John Donnell, 1829-1928, donor. DSI
Subjects: Plants, Cultivated Botany Flowers
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author ... : To be had of J. White, Fleet-street, and all the booksellers
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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houfe. It was introduced in thethe year 1781, by G. Hibbert, Efq. in whofe collection, only, we have as yet feen it. Mr. All n in-forms us, that it is to be propagated as well by cuttings, as from the feeds, which it does not produce,plentifully. It has the appearance, if we may Judge by analogy, to be but a biennial, and not anabiding plant. It flowers in April and May, and fhould be planted in light rich earth. Here we have a botanical treat for the learned, who have r.dopted the new arrangement of this veryvagarious tribe; for iD this one plant are united fome of the moll efiential characters of the threeLHeritierian Genera, which, juftly, formed but divisions of Linnauss original genus; agreeing withGeranium and Erodium in the nectariferous cup ; with Pelargonium in the bloflbm and feed ; but dif-fering from all three, in having but four fertile chives, with fix abortive ones. A f.i£t afcertainrd bythe examination of above fifty flowers, taken firm four different plants. 8>£u

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(/i-/,//?////// // /y>r//////r//-j (n-ri/ //////// A - PLATE CCLV. MORjEA northiana. Northian Mora a. CLASS III. ORDER I.TRIANDRIJ MOKOGYNIA. Three Chives. One Pointal. ESSENTIAL GENERIC CHARACTER. Corolla hexapetala ; petala tria interiora pa-tentia, anguftiora. Stigma trifidum. Blossom fix petals; the three inner petals fpread- ing, narrower. Summit three-cleft.See Mor*a tricolor. PI. LXXXIII. Vol. II. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Moraea fcapo foliifque falcatis, glaberrimis, dif-tichis; floribus terminalibus; petalis tribusexterioribus ovatis, concavis, pendulis, tri-bus interioribus Tub ereftis, medio retro-fradtis, apicibus revolutis. Moraea with the flower-ftem and leaves fcymi-tar-fhaped, very fmooth, pointing differentways; flowers terminal; the three outer pe-tals egg fliaped, concave, hanging down,the three inner ones nearly ere<5t, brokeback about the middle, and rolled backat the ends. REFERENCE TO THE PLATE. 1. The whole plant in miniature. 2. The outer valve of the fheath.


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