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sesqiiipedalibus vel bipedalihus, scapo ibliis 4-plo brevioie, racerao deiiso 15-20-floro, pedicellis cernuis llonbus subtriplo brevioribus, perigonio livide csenileo obloiio;o-rotuii(lato sesquilonsjiore cpiaiu crasso, superne nullo modo angulato, fauce distiiicte constricto, deiitibus deltoideis albidis recurvatis tidjo 5-6-plo brevioribus. — Hab. Cultivated at Kew, the native country unknown; altered to M. botri/uides.- — Ref. Bot. t. 173.

Ob BE A, Hook. f. gen nov. {Rubiaceae, Timonieir). Flores hermnphro- diti. Calycis tubus turbinatus ; bmbus cupularis, truucatus, obscure 4-dentatus. Corolla coriacea, sericea ; tubus elongatus, fauce paulo dila- tata intus glaberrima ; lobi 4, breves, patentes, iinbricati, 2 extenores. Staininu 4, fauci corollse iuserta, inclusa, filamentis brevissiniis ; antherae lineares, dorso infra medium affixse, basi breviter 2-l()b8e. Discus incon- spicuus, pubescens. Ovarium 2-loculare ; stylus tilitbrmis, stigmatibus- que 2 linearibus inclusis pilosis ; ovula in loculis solitaria, ab apice pen- (lula, funiculo iiicrassato. Drupa . . . — -Arbor? ramosa, rauiulis tere- tibus, ultimis sericeo-tomentosis. Folia opposita, gracile petiolata, ovato- V. lanceolato-oblonga, nervosa et creberrime reticulatim venulosa, nervis subtus pilosis. Stipulae interpetiolares, squaniosae, caducee. Flores inter minores, in cymas paucitioras ramosas axillares pedunculatas dispositi, pedicellis infra calycem articulatis et minute bracteolatis. V^ O. TiMONioiDES, llook.f. sp.imica. Hab. Sandwich Islands ; western end of the Kokala range, Dr. Hillebrand, n. 186. — Ilohk. Ic. Plant, t. 1070.

Odontoglossum blandum, Reichb. f. {OrcliidefE)., {Euodontoylos- siim) (affine 0. nrpvio, Liudl.) ; sepalis petalisque cuneato-lanceis acuiui- natis, iabelli ungue bilaraellato, lamellis oblougis autice obtusangulis, lamina ab ungue cuneato velutino anipliato ovata acuminata erispula, cor- nubus brevibus geuiinis ante lamellas antepositis falcibus geminis, tumore parvo interjfcto, cirrhis columnse basi angulatse bitidis setaceis. — Gard. Chron. 1870, p. 1342.

O. limbatum, Rnclib.f.; paiiicula anipla multiflora, sepalis triangulo- lanceis, petalis rliouibeis acutis hiuc lobulatis deutatisve, Iabelli ungue basi coluranaj adnato, lamina a b;isi cordata oblongo-attenuata creuulata serru- lata apice aristata, cariiiis unguis in discum exeuiitibus, media simpliciter acuta, lateralibiis in laininas rhouibeas hiiic dentatas exeuntibus, colunina incurva basi obtusangula, alis laceris. — Uard. Chron. 1870, p. 417.

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Natitfdl Hhlor)/ of the Azores, or Western Islands. By F. Du Ca'ne GoBMAK, F.L.S. London. 1870.

Of the 35S pages of which this volume consists, sixty-eight, at the out- side, are the production of the gentleman whose name stands alone on the title-page, lie is responsible for the account of the few vertebrates of the It^les, and for the scanty lists of Ilymenoptera and Lepidoptera. The catalogue of Qoleopteru is by Mr. G. 11. Crotch, and the llev. H. B. Tristram furnishes the short account oC the terrestrial molluscs. Our

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