Title: The century supplement to the dictionary of gardening, a practical and scientific encyclopaedia of horticulture for gardeners and botanists
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Nicholson, George, 1847-1908
Subjects: Gardening Horticulture Plants, Ornamental
Publisher: Hyde Park, Mass. : Geo. T. King London : L. Upcott Gill
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical garden
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical garden
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e, ever-green, epiphytal Orchids, natives of the Andes. Flowersoften red, disposed in loose racemes, pedicellate : sepalsequal, spreading, free, or the lateral ones more orless connate ; petals nearly similar ; claw of the lip erect,the lamina spreading, the lateral lobes round and oftenreflexed, the middle one narrow, entire or emarginate, notexceeding the sepals ; column erect, often slightly incurved ;scapes one or two, springing from under the pseudo-bulbs.Leaves oblong or narrow, coriaceous, contracted into the 248 The Dictionary of Gardening, Cochlioda—continued.petioles. Pseudo-bnlba one- or two-leaved. The specieshere described should be grown in baskets suspended fromthe roof of the cool-house. Peat and moss form the mostsuitable compost; and abundance of water during thegrowing season is essential. Propagation may be effectedby division of the pseudo-bulbs. C. minlata (scarlet). Tliis is supposed to be a natui.U hybridbetween C. Aoezliana and C rukanica. (L. 1897, t. 562.)
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Fig. 265. Periplaneta australasi^e. 1, Imago (wingsexpanded); 2, Imago (wings closed); 3, Immature. C. Noezliana (John Noezlis). fl. orange-scarlet, about lin.across, -nith the disk of the lip yellow; lateral sepals narrowerand longer than the dorsal line and petals; lip three-lobed, themiddle lobe bluntly-obcordate; column triquetrous, dark;peduncles nodding or pendulous, racemose, many-flowered. I.linear-oblong, acute, 4in. to 6in. long. Pseudo-bulbs liin. to 2in.long, one-leaved. South America, 1891. (L. v., t. 266.) Stn.Oiontoglossum Noezlianum. There is a form aurantiaca, withyellower flowers than in the type. 1896. C. rosea (rosy), fl. wholly rosy-caimine, except the white tip ofthe column, about lin. across ; sepals and petals oblong-elliptic ;lip cuneate at base, the small lateral lobes inclosing the disk,which bears a four-lobed callus, the middle one longer, linear,dilated at the end ; racemes drooping, twelve- to twenty-flowered.Winter. I. ligulate-oblong. Pseudo-bulbs gree
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