Monography Of The Genus Camellia Or; An Essay On Its Culture, Description And Classification…

Paperback | October 16, 2012

byLorenzo Berlse, Lorenzo Berlese

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...FLOWERS, CLEAR ROSE. Dominant color.--Lake mixed with more or less vermilion and Naples yellow, as in Nos. 2, 3, and 4 of the colored table. 28. C. Aitonia.--Leaves two and a half inches broad, and three and a half long, often larger, ovate, oblong, rather near, regularly dentated, thick, nerved, glossy, reflex, of a deep green, bud very large, acute oval, scales green; flower very large, four and a half inches in diameter, and often bigger, single, rose, No. 3, in winter, and cherry-red No. 1, in the spring. This Camellia, where it is a little vigorous, fructifies abundantly every year; its fruit resembles almost exactly, the reinette apple.--Superb. 29. C. Amplissima.--We are assured it is the same as the Aitonia. 30. C. Apollina.--A vigorous shrub, filled with numerous spreading branches; leaves two and a half inches broad, and three and a half long, roundish oval, subcordiform, of a green, almost black, nerves numerous and apparent; flower large, three inches in diameter, full, of a delicate rose, No. 2; petals of the circumference rounded and entire, those of the centre, distorted, crenate, and depressed.--Superb. 31. C. Colored.--Leaves medium, roundish oval, a little acuminated, and slightly dentated; flower very large, single, regular, rose, No. 4; petals rather broad, considerably elongated, erect, much crenated at the summit.--Pretty. 32. C. Crouyoud (Lord.)--Leaves about two and a half inches broad, and four long, much dentated, reflex, spotted with yellow; flower about five inches in diameter, semi-double, delicate rose, No. 4; petals of the circumference two inches broad, rounded and crenate at the summit, shades of rose and cherry red; those of the centre small, crowned, reflex, and striped with red.--Very beautiful. 33. C....

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...FLOWERS, CLEAR ROSE. Dominant color.--Lake mixed with more or less vermilion and Naples yellow, as in Nos. 2, 3...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217790003

ISBN - 13:9780217790000

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