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OF THE FLOWER-STALK.

t. 260; but this mode of insertion is rare.

Gemmaceus, growing out of a leaf-bud, as the Barberry, Herberts vulgaris, Engl. Bot. t. 40.

Terminalis, terminal, when it terminates a stem or branch, as Tulipa sylvestris, t. 63, and Centaurea Scabiosa, t. 56.

Lateralis, lateral, when situated on the side of a stem or branch, as Erica vagans, t. 3.

Solitarius, solitary, either single on a plant, as in Rubus Chamæmorus, t. 716, or only one in the same place, as in Antirrhinum spurium, t. 691, and many common plants.

Aggregati Pedunculi, clustered flower-stalks, when several grow together, as in Verbascum nigrum, t. 59.

Sparsi, scattered, dispersed irregularly over the plant or branches, as Linum perenne, t. 40, and Ranunculus sceleratus, t. 681.

Uniflori, biflori, triflori, &c. bearing one, two, three, or more flowers, of which examples are needless.