Title: The standard cyclopedia of horticulture; a discussion, for the amateur, and the professional and commercial grower, of the kinds, characteristics and methods of cultivation of the species of plants grown in the regions of the United States and Canada for ornament, for fancy, for fruit and for vegetables; with keys to the natural families and genera, descriptions of the horticultural capabilities of the states and provinces and dependent islands, and sketches of eminent horticulturists
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co. [etc., etc.]
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
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n^*<J1FftS^^* jQQgg spikes or racemes or some-times paniculate, but never ina fiat cyme; calyx deeply 5-parted; sepals usually elongatedand narrow, unequal, commonlyspreading but sometimes erect;corolla 5-angled, usually stronglyso, very broad at base; stigma-lobes united below, very thickand nerveless, erectbut often spreadingat tip; stamens 10,5 attached near themiddle of the petals,the other .5 eitherfree or attachedlower down on thecorolla: carpels 5,erect; ovules andi many.—More than 60 species of this genus havebeen described. Most of them have been in cult, inWashington and at the New York Botanical garden,although but few are in the trade. It is confinedalmost entirely to Mex., one species extending into themountains of W. Texas, and one or two species extend-ing into Cent. Amer. Many of the species are valuablefor flat berlding on account of their compact rosettes andhighly colored foliage. For cultural notes, see Cotyledon(with which it has been united by many authors).
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1370. Ecballium Elaterium. (XhO (1085) 1086 ECHEVERIA ECHEVERIA INDEX. lurida, 10.maculata, 13.metallica, 26.microcalyx, 2.mucronata, 3.Peacockii, 15.Pringlei, 8.pubeacena, 5.pulvinata, 7.PuTpusii, 2. racemosa, 11.rubromarginata, 21.sanguinea, 9.Scheerii, 23.secunda. 20.setosa, 14.simulans, IS.subrigida, 22.subsessUis, 16. amoena, 1.atropurpurea, 9.campanulata, 25.carnicolor, 12.coccinea, 4.elegans. 17.fulgena, 24.gibbiflora, 26.glauca, 19.linguaefolia, 6. A. Sepals orbicular, very small, obtuse.B. Corolla twice as long as thick; sepals appressed. 1. amoena, De Smet. Nearly stemless, with numerousoffshoots: Ivs. in small but dense rosettes: floweringbranches slender, 4-8 in. long; fls. 1-8, in slenderracemes; corolla red, 4-5 lines long. Native of Mex.—This species was intro. into cult, nearly 40 years ago. BB. Corolla little longer than thick; sepals not appressed. 2. microcalyx, Brit. & Rose (E. Purpusii, Brit.).Shortly caulescent, sometimes 1 ft. high: corolla yellow-pink, 4
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