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124 NEW SPECIES OF PHANEROGAMOUS PLANTS.

5 exsertis, filamentis crassis brevibiis subulatis, antlieris conniventibus syngeiiesiis ad apicera trochlearifonnem styli agglutinatis, coimectivo crasso coiiico iiitus loculos quatiior ferente quorum exteriores steriles lou- giores, interiores diinidio breviores polliiiif'eri, ovario ut in congeneribus, follicuHs (ex speciraiuibus exsiccatis descriptis) binis erectis parallel is 30-24 poll, longis liiieari-oblougis coriaceo-lignosis apioe loiigissime acuuiiuatis, valvis extus (cortice delapso) fibrosis iutus flavidis nitidis, seiriinibus fusiformibus 14-15 liu. lougis lana gossypina albida obtectis. — ■ Hab. Afric. trop. Occident, ad Old Calabar, uhi legeruut Mann, n. 1444 ! 2247 ! Kev. W. C. Thomson, 22 ! In. ins. Feninndo Po, Mann, 1444 ! — Some mouths since we were favoured by Mr. 15ullen, the curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Ghisgow, with specimens of the above-described SiropluDifhns, which proved, on examination, to be identical with native specimens in the Kew herbaria gathered bv Mann and by the Rev. W. C. Thomson.— Gff?-rf. Chro),. 1870, p. 1471, and fig. 257.

8WARTZIA Matthewsii, BeutJi. [LegiuiiinusfP, SwartzietB) ; ferrugineo- pubescens, foliolis 4-9 alternis ovatis v. oblongo-ellipticis, racemis axilla- ribus terminaliijusque brevibus confertifloris, calyce aperto cyathiformi, petalo anguste obovali, antheris omnibus lineari-oblongis subjequalibus, legiunine longe stipitato compresso.- — -Hab. Prov. Chachapoyas, Peru, Matthews ; Santa Anna (Bolivia?), at an elevation of 3-40UO ft., Pearce. —Hook. Ic. Plant, t. 1064.

Synaptolepis, Oliv. (jen. nov. {TUijmelncefB, Gniditce, Biplostemoneir) . Flores hermaphroditi, peutameri. Perianthium hypocraterimorphum, tubo gracili glabro, limbo 5-partito regulari patente, lobis oblongis imbricatis tubo 3-4-plo brevioribus. Squamse fauci insertHe, in annulum continuum carnosulum confluentes. Stamina 10, biseriata, inclusa v. 5 longiora faucem attingeutia ; filamenta filiformia, in tubo inserta ; antherfe adnatte, oblonga^, obtusiB, inappetuliculatfe, filamento 3-6-plo breviores. Ovarium subsessile v. breviter stipitatum, angustum, basi sulmudum v. squamulis hypogynis laciniatis minutissimis v. obsoletis circunidatum ; stylus gra- cilis ; stigma subclavatum. Nux ut videtur perianthii tubo arete indu- siata, tenuiter ossea ; semen testa subciiartacea glabra. . . . — Frutex veri- siiuiliter, ramosissimus, glaber. Folia parva, opposita, subcoriacea. Flores axillares, subsessiles.

S. KiRKii, Oliv. sj). unica. — Hab. Zanzibar, Dr. Kirk. — HooTc. Ic. Plant, t. 1074.

Tabern.'EMOntana Barter!, UooJc.f. {Jporynacefp) ; glabra, ramulis dichotomis, foliis breviter petiolatis elliptico-oblongis ovatis vel laiiceolatis utrinque acuminatis integerrimis niembranaceis, pedunculis 3-midti-floris, bracteis parvis ovato-oblongis acutis sepalis \ poll, longis oblongis obtusis dimidio brevioribus, corollse 2 poll. diam. albae tubo ultra calycem coii- tracto, supra medium infundibuliformi, lobis oblique cuneato-obovalis, folliculis ovoideo-oblongis falcato-recurvis rostratis \\ poll, lougis. — Hab. Upper Guinea, Hort. Kew., gathered by Barter, Dr. Irving, and Mann. Near T. sessiUs, Benth. — Bot. Mag. t.*5859.

Tetralopha, Huok. /. gen. nov. {Rublacea, Timonlere?). Flores her- maphroditi? Calycis tubus brevis, cupulaeforrais ; lirabus aniudaris, integer. Corolla infundibuliformis, tubo intus lobisque 4 patentibus val- vatis dense barbatis. Stamina 4, fauci inserta, filamentis longiusculis sursum incrassatis ; antherse exscrtfe, lineari-oblongfjo, erectfe, dorso infra medium basi elongata filamento incrassato adnat;e, utrinque obtuste.

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