Title: Cyclopedia of American horticulture, comprising suggestions for cultivation of horticultural plants, descriptions of the species of fruits, vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants sold in the United States and Canada, together with geographical and biographical sketches, and a synopsis of the vegetable kingdom
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954, ed Miller, Wilhelm, 1869- joint ed
Subjects: Gardening — Dictionaries Plants — North America encyclopedias
Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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1744. Leaves of Phaseolulunatus. Two upper ones, Willo 1296 PHASEOLUS PHELLODENDRON not readily splitting at maturity : beans very large,white, red, black or speckled. South Amer.—Widelygrown in the tropics, and one of the richest of beans.Unreliable in the northern states because of the short,cool seasons. There are two forms in cult, in the U. S.:Flat- or Large-seeded Limas, with seeds very flat and
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1745. Leaf of Phaseolus vulgaris. veiny and more or less lunate in shape, and very broadflat pods, with a distinct but not prominent pod, andbroad-ovate Ifts.; Potato Limas, with smaller tumidseeds, shorter and thicker pods, with a very short point,and long-ovate, tapering Ifts., with angular base. Inboth these groups there are dwarf or bush forms, —Bur-pee Dwarf Lima in the former, and Kumerle DwarfLima in the latter. The Lima Bean is perennial in thetropics. cc. Beans relatively small, ohlong and nearly cylin-drical. 8. vulgaris, Linn. Common Bean. Kidney Bean ofthe English. Haricot of the French. Figs. 1745-7.Slender, twining, more or less pubescent: Ifts. rhombic-ovate or ovate, acuminate: peduncles shorter than thepetioles, few-fld. at or near the apex: fls. small, white,yellowish or blue-purple: pod slender, somewhatcurved, provided with a straight or curved tip. Nowbelieved to be tropical American.—Here belong all thecommon garden pole beans, aside from the Lima types,inclu
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