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
[Dwarf hoary, greater centaury with a head like a pine cone; Greater hoary stock gilliflower], pp. 32-Plate 64 ff.
f~32J P L A Centaurea. min. Gen. Plant. 984. Centaurium 443. Cyans Tourn. 445." Tarn Chara6ters are, IT hath a compound Flower, whole difk, Borders or rays, 13, of female Florets, whi common, roundilh, fcaly Empalement, C; t6 the Top, and cut into five-Parts ; thefe hr Summits; the Germen is fituated under the P Stigma, the Germen afterward becomes a finE have a flender Tube, but expands above, whe are barren. THis Genus of Plants is ranged in the SYNGENESIA POLYGAMIA FRUSTANEA; ti compofed, of hermaphrod;t¢. Florets, which ar Tuis Specie is, CENTAUREA (conifera) calycibus Scario pinnatiffidus caule fimplici, prod. leyd. 142. ( near the Root being fpear-ilaped, thofe on the incanum, hurmile, Capite pini. Tourn. Intl. Head iike a Pine cone. Mdl. Sp. V. THIS hath a perennial Root, which groA faped Leaves, and afterward a fingle Stalk, ,mo of the fame Shape with the other ; at the end oblong4fcaly Empalement, each Scale being bo appear in. une, and the Seeds ripen in A4ugu ed of common Earth, in a Nurfery; and when from.Weeds, and the following Autumn the remain. Mill. Gard. Did. P L A Cbeiranthus. Lin. Gen. Plant. 815, Leucojum. Wall Fhwer; in 1 THE Charaders are, IT hath a four leaved compreffed Empaleme Flower liath four Petals placed in form of a Cro fix parrallel Stamina, C, which are the length fwelling Leaves of the Empalement, the other Summits, which are reflexed at the Top; it h, Stamina, fupporting a very fhort compreffed Sty reflexed and permanent. The Germen afterwar opening with two Valves, filled with compretkd Tilts Genus of Plants is ranged in-the TETRANDYNAMIA SILIGOSA, the Flowers ha are lodged in long Pods. TUiE Specie is, Cherianthas (Cotcineus) foliis !anceolatis un fpear-fliaped Leaves, and an upright undivided HRff. 2, 24o, Greater hairy Stqck Gilliflower Stock Gilliflower. This Sort rites with an upright ftrofg undivjL with long hoary Leaves, which are reflexed and Head ; out of the Centre of thie arifes the Fh frequently a Foot and half long, putting out tw this kind have longer Petals than any of the ocher reprefented, which .re of a bright red and make e flowery tribe. This flowers in June and July, at
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