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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW.



BULLETIN



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MISCELLANEOUS INFOEMATION



1906



LONDON:
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CONTENTS.



No.


Article.


Sabject.


Page.


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Decades Kev^enseB : XXXVL-XL


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Diagnoses Africanae : XIV


16


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New Orchids— Decade 36


81


2


IV.


Bevidon of the Genus -ECmiZ/na (with plate)
The Wild Fauna and Flora of the Boyal


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Botanic Gardens, Kew


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New and additional species of Fungi occur-
ring in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew








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Miscellaneous Notes


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Mangold (with figs.) ...


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Bambarra Ground-nut (^Voandzeia subter-








ranea)


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Decades Eewensee : XL.-XU


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Diagnoses Africanae : XV


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New Orchids— Decade 27


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Miscellaneous Notes


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Ck)la (^Cola acuminata)


89


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Fungi Bxotici : IV.


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Agriculture aiid the Bmpire


94


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Diagnoses Africanae : XVL


98


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XTX


Perpetuation of "Fotato Disease "and Potato


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19


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"Leaf-Curr* by means of hybemating








mycelium


110


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New Orchids— Decade 28


112


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Chinese Wood Oil iAleuritei Fordii and








Aleurites spp.)


117


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Miscellaneous Notes


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Burmese Lacquer Ware and Burmese Varnish








CMOanorrboea uiUata) (with pUtes) ...


187


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Some new Chinese Plants :.


147


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Diagnoses Africanae ; XVn


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Miraculous Fruits of West Africa (Sideroaf^-








loji duleifijum)


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Miscellaneous Notes ...


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6


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Plant Diseases.— V. Diseased Apples and
Melons from the Cape of Good Hope








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Export of Para Rubber Seeds


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East Indian Dragon's Blood


197


II


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OgeaGum


199


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Decades Kewenses : XLIL


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Sydney Botanic Gardens


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Colorado Rubber


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Irish Gardens


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Para Rubber (Berea hrasUietms) (witbohart)


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Plant Diseases. — Y I. Potato Leaf - Gnrl








(^Maerotporium tolani)


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Diagrnosea Africanae : XVIIL


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The Use of Seeds for Ornamental Purposes








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Fungi Bxotici : V


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Trees and Shrubs in Scottish Gardens


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Misoellaneons Notes


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The Oil-Orasses of India and Ceylon (with








plate)


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Miscellaneous Notes


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A New Fruit from Urugua7(iVi(^manMirw)


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Marine Algae from Corea


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Barwood QPteroearput Soyauxii)


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New Orchids.— Decade 29


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South American Beeches


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Huang-Gh'i (^Astragalus Benryi, and A,
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Miscellaneous Notes


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Appendix I.


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List of seeds of hardy herbaceous plants and








of trees and shrubs


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Catalogue of the Library. Additions recdved








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New garden plants of the year 1906


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Botanical Departments ut home and in India








and the Colonies


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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, KEW.



BULLETIN

OF

MISCELLANEOUS INFOEMATION.

No. 1. 1906.

L-DECADES KEWENSES

Plahtarum Noyabum in Hbbbario Horti Rbuii
consbbyatabum.



DECADES XXXVL'XL.



351. Actinidia enryidens, Dunn [TemstrcBmiacefie-SanraniesB] ;
species A. KolomictcBy Maxim., affinis, foliis baccisqne macnlatis
distincta. '

Frutex scandens, ramulis glabris pallidis lenticellatis. Folia
chartacea, prsBter floccos in neryornm primarioram axiUis mox
glabra, oblongo-lanceolata yel ovata, 3-4 poll, longa, acuminata,
serratnranun apicnlis prorsnm directis ; nervi prominentes.
Flares 8»piiis solitarii, 6 lin. diam. ; pednnculi 6-7 lin. longi.
Sepala oblonga, obtusa, petalis circiter 2-plo breyiora. Petala
OYato-lanceolats^, staminibna panllnm longiora. (h)arium vel
rodimentum lanatnm. Bacca glabra, cylindrica, obtnsa, macu-
lata. Semina minute tuberculata.

China. Neighbourhood of Ichang, A. Henry^ 3471, 3494, 3564,
3955, 4377.

352. Actinidia Henryi, Dunn [TernstrGemiacese-Saurauiese] ;
species A. strigoseey Hook, f . & Thoms., afiBnis sed foliis subglabris,
ramulis floriferis brevibus villosis, baccisque parvis macnlatis
distincta.

Frutex alte scandens (A. Henry\ caule striate glabro. Ramuli
floriferi danse mbro-Yillosi, alii longi, f oliosi, alii brevissimi, flores
solum gerentes. Folia chartacea, tandem omniuo glabra, subtus
glaaca, lanceolata ycI oblongo-ovata, 3-7 poll, longa, acuminata,
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priianm supra pnbemlis, infra prominentibus mbro-lanatis ;
petioli laxe hiranti, laminis 4-plo breviores. Flores 5 lin. diam. ;
pedunculi uniflori, 3-5 lin. longi. SepcUa orbicularia, pnbescentia,
petalis duplo breviora. Petala alba (^4. Henry)^ ovata, basi
coneata, staminibus vix longiora. Ovarium vel rudimentum
lanatnm. Bacca cylindrica, obtusa, snbglabra, 6-10 lin. longa,
2^-4 lin. lata. Semina compressa, grannlata.

Chika. Mountains and forests S. and S.E. of Mengtze,
Yunnan, 5000-6000 ft., A. Henrys 10,381, 11,307, 13,335.

353. Actinidia mbrioaulis, Dunn [Temstroemiacead-SaurauiesB] ;
ab A. callosaj Lindl., differt foliorum ambitu, florum magnitudine
et ovariis praeter verticem glabris.

Frutex alte scandens {A. Henry) y omnino glaber. Ramuli
rubescentes, lenticellati. Folia ohartacea, oblongo-lanceolata,
3-4 poll, longa, acuminata, basi rotundata, subtiliter serrulata,
nervis hand prominentibus. Flores 6 lin. diam. ; pedunculi
ssepissime uniflori, 6-10 lin. longi. Sepala oblonga, obtusa,
dimidium petalorum paullum superantia. Petala lanceolata,
staminibus bis longiora. Ovarium vel rudimentum prsater
lanam circa stylos glabrum. Bacca ovata, glabra, maculata,
7 lin. longa.

China. Mengtze forests and Feng-chen-lin mountain forest
S. of Red River, Yunnan, 7000 ft., A. Henry^ 10,696, 11,334.

354. Oonnaropsis acuminata, H. H. W. Pearson [Oeraniacese] ;
affinis (7. Ghriffithiiy Planch., a qua praecipue panicula axillari
brevi, et foliolis minoribus recedit.

Arbor vel frutex. Rami novelli f errugineo-pubescentes, tandem
glaberrimi, cinerei, lenticellis multis instructi. Folia pinnata,
trifoliolata, glaberrima ; rhachis 1-1^ poll, longa, apice paulo
dilatata; foliola coriacea, elliptico-lanceolata, acuminata, basi
rotundata, nervis secundariis utrinque 6, terminalia 4^5 poll,
longa, 1-1^ poll, lata, lateralia 1^-2^ poll, longa, f-} poll. lata.
Panicula axillaris, laxa, ferrugineo-pubescens, 1\-'Z poll, longa.
Sepala lanceolata, acuminata, obtusa, extus pubernla, intus glabra,
2 lin. longa. Petala lanceolata, obtusa, glabra, hyalina, 3 lin.
longa, nervis parallelis. Anllierce ovatae. Filamenta basi flabelli-
formia. Ovarium turbinatum, glabrum. Styli 5 reflexi, basi
parce strigosi. Fructus ignotus.

Borneo. Sandaken, Ridley, 9,057.

355. Bvodia colorata, Z>wnn [Rutacese-Zanthoxylese] ; E.fraxi-
ni/oliwy Hook, f., affinis, fructu distincta.

Arbor 8-20-pedali8 (A. Henry). Folia opposita, impari-
pinnata, 4-5.juga, 7-18 poll, longa ; foliola petiolulata, papyracea,
basi infra obscure hirtella, ovata vel lanceolata, obtuse acuminata,
2-6 poll, longa, Integra, venulis baud prominentibus. Flores
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Calyx moUiter pubescens, ^ lin. longas, dentibus latis obtnsis.
Petala Intea {A. Henry), calycem 3-plo excedentia. Stamina \a
floribns i petala excedentia, ovarii rudimentum cingentia.
Ovarium in floribus ? 4-lobum, cum gynophoro brevi stylum
seqnans ; stigma 4-lobum, petala excedens. Capsulce valvso
coriacesB, rubrae (A. Henry) ; semina nigra (^A. Henry) depresso-
globosa, Incida, 3 lin. diam.

Cehna. Ynnnan : Szemao forests, 5000 ft., A. Henry, 12,137,
12,137a, 12,137b, 12,137c.

356. Inthemis ciliata, H. H. W. Pearson [OchnaceaB] ; affinis
E» minoriy Jack, a qna stylo staminibus breviore, stipulis
deltoideis acuminatis et foliis basi minns angastatis dift'ert;
etiam ab E, ohtusifolia, Hook. f. (cujus flores ignoti sunt), stipulis
deltoideis, et foliis basi minus cuneatis recedit.

Fruiex ramis atris, glaberrimis. Folia brevi-petiolata, lineari-
lanceolata, basi cuneata, apice obtusa, mucronata, intra marginem
obscure spinuloso-serratulum incrassata, nervis permultis curvatis
Instructa ; petioli supra sulcati, 2-3 lin. longi ; laminss 2^-3^
poll. longsB, |-1 poll, latae. Stipulce oblique deltoidesB, caudato-
acuminatse, glandnloso-ciliataD, IJ-l^ lin. longae, i-f lin. latae.
Racemtis simplex, erectus, prime terminalis, tandem lateralis,
4 poll, longus, nodis 2-3-floris. Alahastra conica, acuminata,
2^-3 lin. longa. Sepala breviter spathulata, parce inaequaliterque
oiliata, 11-1^ lin. longa, f lin. lata. Petala ovato-lanceolata,
fcuiiuscula, sub anthesi reflexa, 2^-3 lin. longa, 1-1^ lin. lata.
Stamina subsessilia, libera, acuminata, 2 lin. Tonga ; staminodia
deficientia. Discus 5-angulatu8. Ovarium conicum, 5-angulatum,
5-Ioculare. Stylus brevis, flliformis; stigma simplex minutum.
Bacca ignota.

Sumatra. Penasa Siak, Ridley, 9000.

357. Ouarea syringoides, C H. Wright [MeliaceaD] ; ex afflnitate
O. pedicellatce, C.DC, qua foliis cuspidatis recedit.

Arbor robusta. Ramtili furfuracei, sicoitate minute sulcati.
Folia 2-3-juga ; foliola opposita 4 poll, longa, 2J poll, lata,
ovata, glabra, basi apiceque breviter acuminata, Integra, nervis
secundariis 4-6-jugis, petiolulis semipollicaribus. Paniculce
angustae, laxiflorse ; pedicelli tenues, 2 lin. longi. Calyx ^ lin.
longus, 4-dentatus. Petala oblonga, obtusa, glabra, 2 lin. longa,
f lin. lata. Staminum tubus petalis paullo brevier, apice minutis-
sime lobatns. Ovarium ovoideum, glabrum, gynophoro brevi
suffultum; stylus subulatus, tube staminum exsertus; stigma
discoideum.

Ecuador. Eggers, 15,602, 15,718.

358. Swintonia puberula, H H. W. Pearson [AnacardiacesB] ;
affinis S. Helferi, Hook, f., a qua prsecipue panicula crassiore
puberulaque, foliis minoribus, petiole supra bicaniculato differt.

Arbor ramis novellis atris in longitudinem canaliculatis.
Folia petiolata; laminae membranaceae, utrinque concolores,

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glaberrimsB, elliptico-Iaaceolatae, acnminatae, obtnsad, basi cnneato
paulo secus petiolos decnrrentes, marginibns undulatls, nervis
latendibns prsacipuis 12-20 tenuibus arcnatim patentibus 3^-6
poll. longsB ; petioli semiteretes, supra bicanalicnlati, 1^-2| poll,
longi. PaniciUa foliis paulo longior, ramis crasais, minute
puberula. Flares brevissime pedicellati. Calycis tubus brevis,
obconicus^ extus rugosus, 1 lin. longus ; lobi semiorbiculares,
fimbriati. Petala oblongo-ovata, obtusa, crassiuscula, iatus
minute pubescentia, extus puberula, accrescentia, 2*5-3 lin,
longa. Staminum fllamenta petalos ©quantia ; antherae albae.
Ovarium ovoideum, parce strigosum, tandem glabrescens, |-1 lin.
longum ; stylus ovario bis longior. Drupa ignota.

Pbbak. Bujong-Malacca, Ridley ^ 9650.

359. Semeoarpus oinerea, H. H. W. Pearson [Anacardiacero] ;
affinis S. atistraliensi^ Engl., a qua praecipue floribus 6-meris
pedicellatis majoribus et foliis virido-cinerascentibus minoribns
differt.

Arbor ramulis novellis pallidis teretibus fusco-puberulis.
Folia alternata, subcoriacea, Integra, elliptica, lanceolata, obtusa
vel breviter acuta, apiculata, basi cuneata, paullum decurrentia,
supra glabra, niteutia, virido-cinerascentia, margine crassiusculo
undulato, nervis lateralibus utrinque 6-8 arcuatim adscendentibus,
venis reticulatis prominentibus, secundum nervos purpurascentia,
costa depi*essa, subtus (nervis exceptis) squamis minutis argenteis
dense vestita nervis puberulis ; lamina 3-5|^ poll, longa, 1^2|^
poll, lata ; petiolus ^-1 poll, longus, supra sulcatus. Panicula
ampla, axillaris, fusco-pubescens, foliis brevior. Bractese subu-
latsB, fusco-pubescentes, 1^-2 lin. longse. Flores ? pedicellati,
2 lin lati. Calycis tubus 6-dentatus, brevis, extus dense fusco-
pubescens. Petala 6, imbricata, libera, triangulo-ovata, 1-1^ lin*
longa, basi paullum attenuata et extus puberula, intus glabre-
scentia, nervis atris parallelis, margine hyaline angusto. Stamina
6, imperfecta, filamentis infra dilatatis }-l lin. longis. Discus
intrastaminalis, annularis, intus strigosus. Ovarium liberum,
globoso-ovoideum, dense strigosum. Styli 3, depressi, stigmati-
bus magnis atris bilobis. Ovulum infra apicem loculi suspensum.
Drupa immatura pubescens vel glabrescens.

Coast op Malay Peninsula. Oarimon Islands, Ridley,
7115.

360. Eugenia Prora, Burkill [MyrtaceaB-Myrteae] ; foliis longis-
sime acuminatis (hinc nomen dedi) inter species insularuTu maris
pacifici facile distincta.

Frutex 12-25 ped. altus {fide Home). Rami siccati cortice
cinnamomeo, fere laeves. Folia ovato-elliptica, glabra, supra
nitida, basi angustata, longissime acuminata ad apicem rotundata,
nervis lateralibus sat conspicuis numerosis fere rectis nervo
submarginali conjunctis, 2J-3 poll, longa, 11-14 lin. lata ; acumen
ad 8 lin. longum ; petiolus 5-7 lin. longus. Panicula corymbi-
formis, sub anthesin 2 poll, diam., fructu mature multo auctus,
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bracteaB subulatse, cite deoidnse. Alabaatra elongato-pyriformia,
sub anthesi ^ poll, longa. Sepala indistincta, annnlom formantia.
Petala sub anthesi lacerata, cadnca. Stamina roseo-pnrpurea ;
filamenta 2 lin. longa. Fructvs elongato-OToideas, | poll, longus,
2^ lin. diam., calyce coronatos, venis notatns.

Fiji Islands. Viti Levn, near Namosi, in mountain forests ;
Home, 774, 874, and -without precise locality, Ycowardy 41.

361. Di880cha6tapentamera,J3urA;i/^[Mela8tomace8B]; e sectione
Diplostemonis species distinctissima.

Frutex scandens. Rami quadrangulares, siccitate sulcati, ad
nodes conspicue tumidi, annulati, glabri. Folia ovato-orbicularia,
9-neryia, apice obtusissima, basi subcordata, glabra, 3-3^ poll,
longa, 2|-3j- poll, lata, margine dentibus minuti's papilliformibus
perpaucis instructa ; petiolus 1^-1^ poll, longus. Panicula laxi-
flora, ad 5 poll, longa, ad 4 poll. diam. ; bractesB minutes.
Calyx truncatus, denticulis 5 punctiformibus anctus, glaber.
Petala ovata, subacuminata, 5 lin. longa, violacea. Stamina 10 ;
autherae incurvsB, apice obtussB, l-porosse, fere 3 lin. long®, calcare
vix ^ lin. longo. Ovarium 5-loculare, vertice glabrum ; stylus
filiformis, apicem versus hamatus, staminibus longior.

British Nbw Guinba. Between the south coast and the
Owen Stanley mountains, Burkes 372.

362. Bidens simplicifolia, C. H. Wright [Compositse-Helianth-
oidesB] ; a speciebus reliquis Austro-Americanis foliis indivisio
ovatis acuminatis differt.

Frutex scandens. Rami tereti, leviter striati, glabri. Folia
ovata, acuminata, serrata, utrinque minute papillosa, basi primum
rotundata, deinde ad petiolum decurrentia, 2} poll, longa, 1} poll,
lata ; petiolus 6 lin. longus. Pedunculi 2 poll, longi. Bractew
oblongse, acutse, scarioso-mai^uataB. Palece receptaculi lineares,
acnt». Flores radii lutei. Corolla 3 lin. lata. Flores disci 5 lin.
longi. Aduenia compressa, 5 lin. longa, leviter striata, marginibus
ciliatis ; aristae 2-2^ lin. longae.

Ecuador. Eggersy 15,725.

363. OuBente (fMonogyiiella) Upcraftii, H. H. W. Pearson [Con-
volvulace»] ; a C. lupuli/ormi^ B[rocker, praecipne floribns
minoribus, stylo breviore bifido et ovario globose differt.

Causes tenuiter filiformes. Spica laxa, pauciflora, simplex,
nodis 2-3-floris, J-| poll, longa. Flores sessiles, 1-2 lin. longi.
Calyx late campanulatus, alte partitus, membranaceus ; lobi
iml^cati, concavi, )ate triangulares, nonnunquam paulo auriculati,
apice rotundati, | lin. longi, 1 lin. lati. Corollce inhns cylindricus,
calyce fere bis longior ; lacinise ellipticse, obtusse, tube breviores,
per anthesin patulse vel reflexas. AntJiercB ovatse, fauci sub-
sessiles. Squamce oblongae, laciniato-fimbriatae, fere medio tube
adnataa, inclusaB, conniventes. Ovarium globosum, apice depres-
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ovatis. Capsula ovata, obtasa, l-sperma, 2-3 lin. longa ; semen
Bemiorbiealare, lineis brevibns tenuissimis ornatum, 1^ lin.
diam.

East Tibet, between Tachienlu and Batang, 9000-14,000 ft.,
Upcra/L

The seeds from which this specimen was grown were collected
by Mr. W. M. Upcraft, an American Missionary, in 1898. They
were germinated by Mr. A. K. BuUey, and the seedlings success-
fully grown on potato plants. The natural host is unknown.

By its bifid style this species is also allied to the North American
G. exaZtata Engelm., of which Engolmann says " This is the only
species of this section (Monogynella) where the styles are not
completely united.*'

364. Achatocarpus pubescens, C. H. Wright [Amarantacea)] ;
folia late elliptica vel suborbicularia, subtus pubescentia.

Arbor 12-pedalis. Ramuli pubescentes, cinerei. Folia late
elliptica vel suborbicularia, 2^ poll, longa, If poll, lata, supra
glabra, siccitate nigrescentia, subtus pubescentia, basi in petiolum
3 lin. longum attenuata. Paniculce multiflorsB. Flos <J : Perian-
thii lobi ovales, concavi, imbricati, virescentes. Filamenia
longa, tenuia ; anthersB oblongse. Flos $ : Perianthii lobi ovales,
imbricati, exteriores minores. Ovarium ovale, compressum ; styli
recurvi, ovario longiores. — A. prcBcox^ Schinz et Autmn in Bull.
Herb. Boiss. i. p. 6, ex parte, non Griseb.

EOUADOR. Guayaquil, Jamesoriy 528 ; without exact locality,
Eggers, 15503.

365. Spathanthus Jenmani, N. E. Brown [RapateaceaB] ; a
S. unilateraley Desv., foliis basi cordatis recedit.

Folia longe petiolata, glabra; petiolus supra vaginam 8-9
poll, longus; lamina 2 ped. longa vel ultra, 2^-3 poll, lata,
ligulata, acuta, basi in.'Bqualiter cordata. PrduncuH usque ad
15 poll, longi, subcompressi, glabri. Spatha -J-3J poll, longa,
1 poll, lata, navicularis, acuta, glabra. Sixidix 1-1| poll, longus,
spathse dorso adnatus, densissime multifiorus. Bractea^ 4^ lin.
longaB, ^ lin. latsB, lineares vel lineari-spathulatse, apice concaves,
obtussB, apiculat83. Flores immaturi.

British Guiana. Waratuk Path, Potaro River, Jenman, 7468.

366. Aristolochia (Oymnolobas) demoninoxia, Masters [Aristo-
lochiaceae] ; affinis A. Ruiziance^ Duchartre, floribus minoribus,
et perianthii tubo magis ventricoso intus supeme glandulis duabus
magnis applanatis munito difiEert.

Frutex scandens, cortice suberoso profunde longitudinaliter
rimoso. Folia remotiuscula ; petioli ad 2^ poll, longi ; lamina
circiter 5 poll, longse et 6 poll, latse, subcoriaceae, glabra), subtus setis
albidis dense obtectaQ, ovatae, acutsB vel suborbiculares, 5-nervi8e ;



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lobi baaales rotandi, late divergentes. Infloreacentia plariflora, e
ramis lignosifi enascens, Periantfiium l-labiataniy ecaudatom,
cum tubo oirciter 3 poll, longom ; tabus baei ventricoBas, intus
sapeme glandulis doabos magnis applanatis munitus, medio
arete sttrsom flexoB, in limbum anilateralem 2-2^ poll, latum dila-
tatuB. Oynandrophorum G-lobum, lobis oblongis obtusis ad
margines recurvatis. Antlierce lineares oblongas, tubo gynandro-
phori parum breviores. Capsula circiter 4 poll, longa, lineari-
oblonga, obtusa, 6-valva. Sefnina cireiter J poll, longa, oblonga,
retiisa, complanatay anguste alata, dorso convexay ventre concavay
nervo medio prominente signata.

British Guiana. Demerara, Jentnan, 6915.

Known to the Indians as "Boehari," which means "devil-
doer."

367. Aristoloohia (aymnolobos) consimiliB, Masters [Aristo-
lochiaceaB] ; A. rumict/olice^ Mart, et Zucc., baud dissimilis, foliis
antem basi nee dilatatis et peranthii limbo suborbiculari.

Fruiex scandens, hirtus, cortice suberoso. Petioli | poll.
longi ; laminsB circiter 5 poll. longsB^ 2^ poll. latsB, subcoriaceaB, sup-
erne glabrescenteSy oblongsB, acuminatce, basi cordatsB, lobis rotun-
datis parallelis, S-nerviaB, nervis secundariis transversis parum



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