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NEAV SPECIES OF PHANEROGAMOUS PLANTS. 117

Oncidium calanthum, Reich, f. {Orcliideee) (affine Oncidio furmo- sisshno) ; paiiicula volubili maxima apice heterantha, sepalis ungiiiculatis oblouo-is obtuse acutis, petalis oblongis obtusis hastato-ungiiiculatis, la- belli auriculis cuneato ovatis retusiusculis isthmo brevissimo latissimo ,^ obcmieato, portione autica reniformi biloba maxima, carinis papulosis cjuinis in basi, papulis ternis extus utriuque, cariuis rostrironuibiis aoutis gerainis ante carinas, cohimnte alis triangulis liinc lobulatis, rostello orni- thoniiyncho, tabula rhombea basi constricta. — Hab. Messrs. Backhouse imported this from Ecuador or Peru. — Gard. Chron. 1870, p. 39.

O. CRYPTOCOPis, Rekhh.f. {Gijrtochila auricnlata labello apice dila- tato) ; sepalo suramo ovato transverse undulato serrulato hastato supra unguem bene auricidatum, sepalis lateralilnis dt-flexis longe unguicu- hitis in laminas oblongas acutas paulo undulatas cuneatis, auriculis in ^ basi nullis ; petalis unguibns latis brevibus oblongis acutis, undulatis serrulatis, lal)ello tritldo laciniis lateralibus triangulis postice serrulatis antice abniptis, lacinia antica nnguiculata antice dilatata semiovata, bi- loba crispula, tumose baseos incrassato medio carinato, utrinque papuloso, papula altera antice utrinque apposita, striis snlcisque utrinque postice, columna curva, alis ligulatis antice retusis carnosis juxta fovea? basin laminis lanceis acutis geminis sub fovea. — Patria? Ex hort. W. Bull. — Gard. Chron. 1870, p. 827.

O. LEPIDUM, Lind., Rekhh.f. (affine Oncidio Boothianio, Eeichb. f.) ; panicula ampla pluriflora, sepalis unguiculatis, petalis sublatioribus, labello basi utrinque obtusangulo, isthmo brevi antice reniformi, quadrilobo, callis acutis sex in ima basi, columna} alis utrinque acutis antice retusis ; flores parvi, illis Oncidii Boolhiaiiii sequimagni ; sepala et petala albido- flava, maculis panels brunneis ; labellum flavura, isthmo purpureo et macula purpurea utrinque in basi ; maculae purpurese duae sub fovea. — Hab. M. Linden obtained it from Ecuador, through Mr. Wallis. — Gard. Chron. 1870, p. 1053.

O. RUSTICUM, Lind., Reichh.f. ; (affine Oncidio cimicifero, Reichb. f.) ; panicula ampla, sepalis petalisque ovatis obtusis basi paulo cuneatis, labello utrinque obtusangulo antrorsum angustato retuso, callo amplo utrinque quadrilobo antice retuso, medio unipapvdoso in basi, columnge alis subnuUis lobulos minutos juxta foveam sistentibus, tabula retusa, in ima bnsi constricta. — Hab. M. Linden obtained it from Ecuador, through Mr. Wallis.— G«;-rf. Chron. 1870, p. 1053.

O. Semele, Lind., Reichb. f. (affine Oncidio formosisumo) ; panicula ampla, difl'usa; sepalis ligulatis, dorso medio carinatis ; petalis supra unguem hastato-oblongis obtuse acutis, labello statira in auriculas latas oblougo-ligulatas obtusas dilatato, isthmo brevissimo obcuneato subnullo, : lacinia antica reniformi magna subemarginata, callo baseos multipapuloso, carinatis rhombeis geminis papulosis antopositis, columnsc alis triangulis lobulatis, tabula lata rhombea. — Hab. It was discovered in Ecuador by Director Linden's excellent and successful collector, i\Ir. Wallis. — Gard. Chron. 1870, p. 39.

O. VERNTXiUM, Lind., Reichb. f. (Pentapetala macropetala) ; sepalis U!iguiculatis oblongis acutis crispis ; petalis unguiculatis hastatis oblongis apice acuto incurvo crispis ; lal)elli auriculis ligulatis retusis retrorsis, '^ lamina lateligulata apice reniformi, toto disco valde vernixio, callo rctror- sum et antrorsum bicruri in basi, column;c alis angustissimis angulatis minuli? utrinque juxta foveam, tabula vix pnrrccta. — Hab. A highly

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