Herbert W.
1821
An Appendix
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Clinanthus Herb. An Appendix 40. 1821.
CLINANTHUS.
Folia angusta , ensiformia, basi tubulosa scapum amplexa. Umbella
2-pluriflora. Pedunculi erecti. Germen trisulcum sub-rotundum. Tubus
declinatus, infundibuliformis. Lacinię breves, ą tubo directč (ut videtur)
continuatę. Patria America meridionalis. Species.
1. Luteus. Sp. inedita. Specimen ą Pavon in herbar. Lambert.
Leaves narrow, ensiform, with a tubular base embracing the scape.
Umbell two or more flowered. Peduncle erect. Germ. with three furrows,
nearly round. Tube sloped from the germ, funnel-shaped. Petals very
short, apparently continued straight from the tube. Country S. America.
Species 1. Luteus. Only known by Pavon’s Specimen in Mr. Lambert’s
herbarium
. Pancratium Luteum.