Edwards, John, b. 1742 / A select collection of one hundred plates: consisting of the most beautiful, exotic and British flowers which blow in our English gardens: accurately drawn and coloured from nature, with their botanic characters, and a short account of their cultivation, their uses in medicine, with the Latin and English names
[Lilac; Pale wild daffodil, with a yellow cup], pp. 28-Plate 56 ff.
~8 j P L A T E LV. tv.-.-- ~"-;-. ly - T -.~ - l . - *- -h .4, i . I -, - - - - ,yrmnga. LM. iGen. t'lant. 22. Lilac. T0owt THE Charaders are, ' TH Flower has a fmall, tubulous, permanent E in four Parts at the Brim ; it has one Petal with a at the Brim, which fpread open, as B, and two very flanding within the Tube; it has an oblong Germen' a thick bifid Stigma. The Germen afterward turns t with two Cells, as E, opening with two Valves contr oblong acute pointed Seed, as F, with a membranacec THIS Genus of Plants is ranged in the firfl Seffi MONOGYNIA, which contains thofe Plants whofe Flo TwE. Specie here reprefented is, Fig. I. Syringa (Perfica) foliis lanecolatis, Lin. S Lilac liguifri folio. Tourn. Inft. 6o2z. Lilac with a Mill. Sp. II. THrs fort grows naturally in Perfia, but has bee, it is beft known among the Gardeners by the Title of five or fix Feet. The Flowers are produced in large I they are of a pale fed Colour, and have a very agreeabl of the cbmmon fort, and continue longer in beauty, bu Fig. II. Syringa (Laciniata) foliis lanceolatis integr with entire fpear-1haped Leaves and others which are Inft. 602. Lilac with a cut Leaf, commonly called cut THIS Sort differs from the firfit in having two f( Branches are of the moft Part entire; thefe are broader end in fuch fharp points. The Leaves on the younge like winged Leaves almofi to the mid-rib. The Branc thofe of the firff; their Bark is of a darker brown, and Gard. Did. P L A T Narcý/s.. Lin. Gen. THr Charaaers are exhibited in Plate 53- THIs Specie is, NARCISSUS (Tazetta) fpathl multi florA, nefario Daffodil with many Flowers in a Sheath, having a Narciffus luteus polyanthos Lufitanicus. C. B.1P. .I commonly called Polyanthus Narciffus. Mill . SP, lI. THIS Sort grows naturally in Portugal and in the flan variety than any other Species, for as the Flowers ar ve fo the Florifis in Holland and Flandrs have taken great ?P Catalagues printed by the Dutch lorifts, contain zmore the fort here reprefented; there arce fbne with yellow o others with white Petals and yellow Cups ; in mildWeatl the Seeds ripen in )7,. Mill. Grd. Dig. [
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