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The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 3

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Published: 1790
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,412 / 41 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.6
LoC Categories: QK, AP
Downloads: 716
Added to site: 2006.02.04
mnybks.net#: 12645
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nature
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a very wet soil will prove fatal to these shrubs.


[82]

LACHENALIA TRICOLOR. THREE-COLOURED LACHENALIA.

Class and Order.

HEXANDRIA MONOGYNIA.

Generic Character.

Calyx subtriphyllus, inferus, coloratus. Corolla 3-petala, receptaculo inferta. Jacquin jun. in act. helv. vol. 9.

Specific Character and Synonyms.

LACHENALIA tricolor. Lin. Syst, Vegetab. ed. 14. p. 314. _Jacq. Icon. pl. rarior, t. 3._

PHORMIUM Aloides. Lin. Syst. Vegetab. ed. 14. p. 336. Suppl. 205.

[Illustration: No 82]

To Mr. LEE, of the Vineyard, Hammersmith, the first, and as we understand, the only Nurseryman as yet in possession of this plant, which has but lately been introduced into this country from the Cape, we are indebted for the present specimen.

Mr. JACQUIN, jun. who has figured and described it in the _Acta Helvetica, gives it the name of Lachenalia_

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