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The botanist's repository, for new, and rare plants : containing coloured figures of such plants, as have not hitherto appeared in any similar publication, with all their essential characters, botanically arranged, after the sexual system of the celebrate

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Title: The botanist's repository, for new, and rare plants : containing coloured figures of such plants, as have not hitherto appeared in any similar publication, with all their essential characters, botanically arranged, after the sexual system of the celebrated Linnaeus : in English and Latin : to each description is added a short history of the plant, as to its time of flowering, culture, native place of growth, when introduced, and by whom
Year: 1797 (1790s)
Authors: Andrews, Henry Charles, fl. 1799-1828 Bensley, Thomas, ca. 1760-1835, printer Haworth, Adrian Hardy, 1768-1833 Kennedy, John, 1759-1842 Jackson, George, d. 1811 Smith, John Donnell, 1829-1928, donor. DSI
Subjects: Plants, Cultivated Botany Flowers
Publisher: London : Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author ... : To be had of J. White, Fleet-street, and all the booksellers
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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PLATE CCXVIII. EMBOTHRIUM BUXIFOLIUM.Box-leaved Embothrium. CLASS IV. ORDER I.TETRANDR1A MONOGYNIJ. Four Chives. One Pointal. ESSENTIAL GENERIC CHARACTER. Corolla tetrapetala. Stamina limbo inferta.Folliculus polyfpermus. Semina alata. Blossom four-petals. Chives inferted into thelimbs. One-celled pod, many feeded. Seedswinged.See Embothrium sericeum, PI. C. Vol. II. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Embothrium foliis ellipticis, integerrimis, mar-gine revolutis, pubefcentibus; umbellisterminalibus; folliculo villofo. Embothrium with elliptical, entire le3ves, roiicc1.back at the edge, and downy; umbels ter-minal ; feed-pod hairv. REFERENCE TO THE PLATE. 1. A Flower, magnified, the petals yet attached to each other.2. The fame, the petals difengaged. 3. The Pointal, magnified. 4. A Seed-veflel, natural fize. 5. A ripe Seed, natural fize. This we believe is amongft the molt rare of the plants, hitherto introduced, from New Holland. Ithas been figured in the third Number of New Holland Botany, publif

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