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
[Lesser scorpion sena; Garden larkspur], pp. 30-Plate 60 ff.
P L A T I Emerus. Tourn. Inft. R. H. 63o. Coronilla. Lin. rHE Charaters are, THE Flower bath a very fhort Empalement of one Le permanent. The Flower is of the butterfly kind. The ta Empalement. The flandard B is narrow, and fhorter than Wings, C, are large and concave. The heel D is heart-fb1 in each, one of which ftands feparate, the other nine are In the Empalement is fituated an oblong flender Germen, taper Stigma. The Germen afterward becomes a Taper Parts where the Seeds are lodg'd, which are alfo cylindrica THIS Genus of Plants is ranged in the third Setion c includes the trees and Shrubs with a Butterfly flower, whc mi4-rib. Dr. Linneus has joined this Genus, and alfo the THIS Specie is, EMERUS (Minor) foliolis obcordatis, pedunculis brevio, long heart-fhaped leaves ; fhorter Foot Stalks to the Flow Tourn. Inft. R. H. 65o. LeIihr Scorpion Sena. THis Sort rifes with fhrubby Stalks about four Feet high the Flowers ftand upon lhort Foot Stalks, and are of a brig of a reddifh hue. The Leaves of this Shrub, When ferrn praetifed with the Indigo Plants, will afford a dye very ne anfwer the fame purpofes is not yet certain, or whether it either here or abroad, is what we cannot yet determine; but and thofe of the Indigo in their generical charadters, that D have ranged them in the fame Genus. This fort flowers in A again in Autumn. P L A T E Delp6inum. Lin. Gen. Plant. 68i. Tourn. Intl. R. H. : THE Characters are, THE Flower bath no Empalement, it is compofed of fli the upper Petal is extended at the hinder Part into a tubular nearly of the fame fize with the upper, but the two lower arc bifid Nedtarium fituated in the center of the Petals, and is The flower bath many fmall Stamina, C, which incline to th fummits; it bath three oval Germen, as D, fupporting ti Stamina, crowned by reflexed Stigmas; the Germen afterwa ther, as F, Which open crofsways, each having one Cell fixed THrIs Genus of Plants is ranged in the third Sejtion POLYANDRIA TRYGINIA, the flower having many Stamina THE Specie reprefented here is, DLFPHINIUM (Ajacia) neaarii monophyllis, caule fimpli rium and an orect Stalk.Delphminim " hortenfe. Tourn. Inif Sp. II1 THIs Sort grows naturally on Arable Land in France, Si Stalks, the Spikes of Flowers grow ere&, and the Flowers are a fine Appearinee, as there are great variety of Colours in thol asi, and rofe colour, which makes a fine Variety, when foA greateft Ornaments of the Flower Garden in the Months of tcuier. Aid/. Gard. Diel. . C 30 1
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