Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . ke, pubescent, broad arid concave at the f^ base, where they are connected, and terminating in ^^acute points. Pedicels short, and with the calyx hairy.Calyx of 5 sepals. Petals 5 or 6, obovate or wedge-shaped ; very much imbricate, more or less crum-pled. Stamens numerous, filaments smooth. Stylevery shcjrt; and stigma large,

Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . ke, pubescent, broad arid concave at the f^ base, where they are connected, and terminating in ^^acute points. Pedicels short, and with the calyx hairy.Calyx of 5 sepals. Petals 5 or 6, obovate or wedge-shaped ; very much imbricate, more or less crum-pled. Stamens numerous, filaments smooth. Stylevery shcjrt; and stigma large, Stock Photo
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Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . ke, pubescent, broad arid concave at the f^ base, where they are connected, and terminating in ^^acute points. Pedicels short, and with the calyx hairy.Calyx of 5 sepals. Petals 5 or 6, obovate or wedge-shaped ; very much imbricate, more or less crum-pled. Stamens numerous, filaments smooth. Stylevery shcjrt; and stigma large, capitate, 5-lobed, papil-lose. {Swt. Cist.) A sub-evergreen low bush. Levant.Height 3 ft. to 4 ft. Litroduced in 1659. Flowerslarge, bright reddish purple, with a yellow spot at thebase. June and July. Capsule brown; ripe m Sept. Decaying leaves brown. Branches numerous, erect, and clothed with a brownish pubescence.The flowers are very large and handsome, of a bright reddish purple, witha yellow spot at the base, above which is a large dark purple velvet miirk, surrounded with red, and slightly branched. Tlie petals are imbricate, andmuch crumpled. It flowers abundantly in June and July ; grows very fast, iseasily propagated by cuttings, and is very ornamental.. 77. Cistus puTp J reus. a. 2. C. incanus L. The hoary Cistus, or Rock Rose.Lin. Sp., 737.; Smiths Fl. Grajc, 494.; Donr Mill., 1.J C. cymdsus Dec.; Ciste cotonneux, Fr. ;Swt. Cist., t. 44. ; and our Jig. 78. S2}ec. Char., d^c. Leaves spathulate, tomentose, wrinkled, Identification. Lin. Sp., 737. p. 298.Synonymes. C. ^Ibidus Hort. bestaubte Cisten Rose, Ger.Engravings. But. Mag., t. 43. ; somewhat 3-nerved, sessile, somewhat connate at the base, up|ier ones narrower. Peduncles 1—3-flov/ered. {DonsMill.) A hoary evergreen shrub. Spam and France. Height2 ft. to 3 ft. Introduced in 1597. Flowers reddish purple, with the petioles emarginate. June and July. Capsulebrown ; ripe in September. Decaying leaves brown. Quite hardy

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