. 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. Gardening. ZELKOVA striped: fls. about 2, rose-red, contained in two boat- shaped bracts, one of which is much smaller than the other. Mexico.—A very common greenhouse phtnt, much used for baskets and for covering the ground un- derneath benches Connnonlv confused with Trades- cantia fluininenst',. Fig. 2785, and some- ti

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. 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. Gardening. ZELKOVA striped: fls. about 2, rose-red, contained in two boat- shaped bracts, one of which is much smaller than the other. Mexico.—A very common greenhouse phtnt, much used for baskets and for covering the ground un- derneath benches Connnonlv confused with Trades- cantia fluininenst',. Fig. 2785, and some- ti
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. 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. Gardening. ZELKOVA striped: fls. about 2, rose-red, contained in two boat- shaped bracts, one of which is much smaller than the other. Mexico.—A very common greenhouse phtnt, much used for baskets and for covering the ground un- derneath benches Connnonlv confused with Trades- cantia fluininenst',. Fig. 2785, and some- times with Comme- ll)i<t itifdiflora. bee Trade scant la. Th* Ivs. of 2j. pendidd seem never to be green. They vai\ somewhat in coloi All forms are easil\ grown, and they propagate readily from pieces of stem. Var. quadri- color, Voss {Tra- descdiitla quadri- color and T. multi- color, Hort.). Lvs. with metallic green undertone and striped with green, red and white. Handsome. l H. B.. 2783. Flower of Zebrina pendula. Slightly en- larged. / 2784. Zebrina pendula, (X>,.) 2779. Flint Corn. Var. indu- rata (X >2)- Var. amyUcea {Z. amifht- cea. Sturt.). Soft Corns. This grou]) is at once recog- nized by the absence of cor- neous endosperm. Through the uniformity of the shrink- age in ripening there is usu- ally no indentation, yet in soine varieties an indentatinn may more or less frequently appear, l")ut splitting the kei-- nel infallibly determines tbe class. Var. saccharata {Z. soccha- r(}fa, Sturt.). S^veet Corn. Figs. 2781, 2782, .551. Plato VII. A well-defined group characterized by the translu- cent, horny appearance of the kernels and their more wrinkled, or shriveled condition. Var. am^lea-saccharata {Z. aiuf/lea-sarrha- r(ifa, Stuvt.). Stauchy-isweet (.'okn. This group is founded upon three varieties found in the San Pedro Indian cnllectiou of Dr. Palmer and sent in 1880. The extfrnal ap- pearance of the kernel is that of a sweet, but examination shows that t

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