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by that profound Botanist, so as, aided by the pencil of Mr. Bauer, to leave nothing to be wished relative to its structure, save what might be obtained from a knowledge of the seed, which is still a desideratum.

Capt. King brought over living plants of Cephalotus to the Royal Gardens of Kew in 1823, which flowered in August, 1827. From these individuals and the drawing liberally communicated by Mr. Aiton, and some noble dried specimens from King George's Sound, for which I am indebted to Mr. Fraser, the accompanying figures and description have been made.

Recently, I believe, growing plants have been brought home by Mr. Baxter, which are flourishing at the Clapton Nursery.





Tab. 3118. Plant: nat. size Fig. 1. Upper part of the Scape, the Flowers yet unexpanded (from Mr. Bauer's figure.)

Tab. 3119. Fig. 1. front view of an Ascidium. 2. Side view of ditto. 3. Vertical section of the same, slightly magnified. 4. Outside view of a Flower. 5. Vertical view of ditto. 6. Vertical section of ditto. 7. A shorter Stamen, seen from behind. 8. Longer Stamen, seen in front. 9. Pistil, laid open to show the Ovule. 10. The Ovule (from Mr. Bauer's figure): more or less magnified.