By R. Lloyd Praeger
Saxifrages, which however, in gardens, tend to be extra competently named. The confusion one of the Sedums seems to be due in most cases to the truth that a few of them are rampant growers which invade the territory of neighbouring crops and crush them. In nurseries this surely ends up in the intruders being despatched out occasionally below the names of the species which they've got ousted. The smallest scrap of lots of those crops in lots of situations unmarried leaves will take root and develop, and therefore items unintentionally dropped or carried by means of wind or different organisations may possibly determine the species at a distance from the mum or dad. A achieve, the various species of the rupestre staff, particularly S. altissimum and S. Douglasii, have a behavior of shedding in autumn various brief barren shoots, that are rolled approximately by means of wind and so forth, and take root anyplace they discover a shelter. there's no doubt that those evidence move a ways to account for the various names less than which universal free-growing Sedums, reminiscent of album, acre, sexangnlare, reflexutn, rupestre, anopetalum, altissimum, and spurium are present in gardens. yet numerous misnomers are because of mere carelessness. A nother regrettable function as regards the Sedums is the variety of nomina nuda names which belong to no defined species that are present in connexion with them. Many nurserymen scatalogues are filled with such names. a few are truly perversions, as a result of carelessness, of famous names such, for example, are crimealense for himalense, and glaciate for gracile; however the majority appear to be planned unlicensed christenings. i've got given in different places a listing of such of those as i've got encountered and suffered from and it truly is to be was hoping that they're going to disappear from our catalogues. a lot of them haven't even the advantage of being utilized always to anybody species. A nother reason behind misnaming one of the Sedums is the truth that, like mos
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An Asiatic and sub-alpine group, finding mountain area stretching its maximum develepment in the great it extends into the Arctic Northward from Afghanistan to Yunnan. One species. 5. roseum, limited. is range southward its Regions circumpolar in its which is also the most variable of the group, is America. Another. S. rhodanthum, is confined to North distribution. fifty about paper, Of the group in its wide sense, as used in this as cultivation, in are species have been described, of which twenty-one Rhodiola is essentially ; listed above and described below.
88) enumerate as varieties latifoliwn, vulgare, ohlongum, viride, criapum, pumilum, deniaium, Stephani, humile, involucratum, ovatum, While allowing Stephani and lanceolatum, tenuifolium, Kirilowii. Kirilowii the rank of species, Maximowicz reduces the rest to three and atropurpureum. The form occurring in Japan Tachiroi of Franchet and Savatier he admits Probably Maximowicz's arrangement as a fourth varietal type. varietal types goes as far as vulgare, elongatum, — is way advisable in the of subdivision, considering the manner in which the forms run into each other.
Fifty about paper, Of the group in its wide sense, as used in this as cultivation, in are species have been described, of which twenty-one Rhodiola is essentially ; listed above and described below. The great variability of many of the species (see Hooker Thomson in Journ. Linn. Soc, BoL, vol. ii. p. 93) renders diagnosis and often difficult. different Especially as regards the colour of the — JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. 28 taken as parts of the flower, the following descriptions must not be possess.
An account of the genus Sedum as found in cultivation by R. Lloyd Praeger