Urceolaria pendula Herbert

Amaryllidaceae
Biblio en ligne
Herbert 1821
Urceolina

Appendix, p.28, 1821.

= Urceolina urceolata (Ruiz & Pavon) Asch. & Graebn., 1906 | M.L.Green, 1930.

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URCEOLARIA.

Bulbus rotundus. Folia lata, petiolata. Umbella 4-pluri ?-flora. Pe- dunculus curvatus. Germen pendulum, ovatum, triloculare, trisulcum. Tubus germinis et pedunculi continuus, parte inferiore gracilis, cylindricus. superiore latè ventricosus. Laciniæ breves. Stigma trigonum. Semina plura. Patria America meridionalis. Species. 1. Pendula. Ruiz et Pavon 287. Crinum urceolatum. Bulb round. Leaves broad, petiolated. Umbell 4, or perhaps many- flowered. Peduncles curved. Germ pendulous, ovate, 3-celled, 3-fur- rowed. Tube continued from the germ and peduncles, very slender and cylindrical near the germ, wide and ventricose in the further part. Petals short. Stigma triangular. Seeds many. Species 1. Pendula. This plant is only know by the figure and imperfect description of Ruiz and Pavon. It is widely distinguishable from Crinum, and appears to have some points of affinity with the plant they call Pancratium latifolium.

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