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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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PLATE. 1. The Einpalement. 2. The Chives and Pointal, magnified. 3. The Chives fpread open, magnified. ■i. The Seed-bud, Shaft and Summit, magnified. No Genus of Plants claims our notice, for its beauty, more than Geranium, and this fpecies, cer-tainly, ranks amonglt the foremoft. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, and we believe only tobe found in the Clapham Collection; where, our figure was taken in April this year, from a plant,the bulb or root of which had been received the preceding autumn. It is nearly the only one,amonglt twenty two fpecies of the tuberous kind, all having irregular petalled bloffoms and tubularcups, of which we poffefs drawings, that has feven fertile chives; the greater number have two, four,or five. It appears to flourifh under the treatment given it by Mr. Allen, which is, by keeping it infandv peat, on a fhelf, very dry, in the green-houfe. The propagation appears to be the fame forthis, as the other tuberous kinds, that is, by the root. 11 V •

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r* mmm PLATE CLXIX. CRINUM GIGANTEUM. Gigantic Jlfphodcl-Lily. CLASS VI. ORDER I.HEXANDRIJ MONOGYMJ. Six Chives. One Pointal. ESSENTIAL GENERIC CHARACTER. Corolla fupra, infundibuliformis, fexpartita,a-qualis; filamenta tubi fauci inferta; fe-mina ad bafin corollarum, vivipara. Blossom above,funnel-fhaped, fix-parted, equal; threads inferted into the mouth of the tube; feeds at the bale of the blolloms, viviparous. See Crinum spirale, PI. XCII. Vol. II. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Crinum foliis flaccidis, undulatis; floribus feffi-libus, umbellatis; petalis concavis, fub-albidis. Afphodel-Lily with flaccid, waved leaves; flow-ers fitting clofe to the flower (tern in um-bels ; petals concave, nearly white. REFERENCE TO THE PLATE. 1. A miniature reprefentation of the whole plant. 2. A Petal with its chive. 3. The Seed-bud, Shaft, and Summit. The coaft of Africa bordering on our fettlement at Sierra Leone, has furnifhed us with a number ofbeautiful plants; but none more fo, than thole of the nat


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