Loudon's Hortus Britannicus, a catal. of all the plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain. Second additional supplement, prepared by W.H. Baxter

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1839
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Seite 676 - Czaki," he named it in compliment to that distinguished lady, and gave it a specific character. — In another part of the same work we find that not only is the present species a native of Germany, but that the common Lilac, S. vulgaris, which has hitherto been considered almost exclusively of Persian origin, is stated, by Dr. HEUFFEL to adorn with its copious blossoms the inaccessible chalky precipices of the Cverna Valley and Mount Domaglett in Hungary, as well as the whole groupe of rocks along...
Seite 622 - Mauritius, to whom it was dedicated by its discoverer, is probably a native of the east coast of Africa : but was only seen by Professor BOJER in 1824, in the Bay of Bombatoe, on the western coast of Madagascar, where a single tree was cultivated by the inhabitants. That indefatigable naturalist raised it from seeds which he took to the Mauritius, where it has perfectly succeeded : and we may soon expect to add this most ornamental plant to the stoves of our rot.
Seite 602 - Flora Rustica: exhibiting accurate figures of such plants as are either useful or injurious in Husbandry. Drawn and engraved by Frederick P.
Seite 653 - Pseonies are propagated by layers, which should be twisted a little, and the soil best adapted for them is a mixture of vegetable earth and fresh meadow loam.
Seite 674 - British flowerGarden for March, 1834, t. 232. In the number for August, there is the following corrective note relative to it : — " Having had an opportunity of examining samples of the fruit which ripened at Mr. Knight's during the past summer, 1 now find that it is a berry [the genus...
Seite 622 - Bornbatoe, on the western coast of Madagascar, where a single tree was cultivated by the inhabitants. That indefatigable naturalist raised it from seeds which he took to the Mauritius, where it has perfectly succeeded ; and we may soon expect to add this most ornamental plant to the stoves of our own country. Its flowering season in the Mauritius is April and May.
Seite 632 - ... Mr. Skinner's visit they were in a parched and torpid state, he was informed by a resident that during the season of their flowering they scented the air to an extraordinary and almost insupportable degree. To this ' excess of sweets ' E. altissimum contributes a powerful odour resembling bees-wax ; but in potency it is far surpassed by another unpublished species from the same quarter, for which I am also indebted to the zeal and liberality of Mr. Skinner, and which yields a perfume at once...
Seite 609 - Kcr arc, the p«als are lens sharply acuminate, and the baw of the petals is of a darker green. The bulb was presented to the Glugow Botanic Garden by Pearson, Esq. ; who had brought it from the neighbourhood of Rio Janeiro, in Brazil, where it is a native.
Seite 622 - Has long been cultivated, in the green-house of the botanic garden of Glasgow, under the name of Dii'uma angustifMia : a name only of the gardens, and implying a character common to others of the genui.
Seite 601 - Including all the Plants introduced into Britain, all the newly discovered British Species, and all the kinds originated In British Gardens, up to March 1850.

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