Kerner, Johann Simon
Hortus semper virens: exhibens icones plantarum selectiorum — Stuttgart, 1814

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CACTUS REPANDUS.

I C O S A N D R I A MONOGYNIA.

CIIAR: ESSENT: Cal. i -phyllus, supcrus, iinbricatus. Pctala nurnerosa,
multiplice Serie: interiora majora. Stigma mullifidam. Bacca umbilicata,
polysperma. (Frulices pingues, varii, sacpius aphylli, articulati.)
CACTUS repandus: ereclus, longus octangularis: angulis compressis undatis,
spinis lana longioribus. Persoon Synops.Planl.il. p. 22. Treit. Ehret,
t. 14. JFiij.d. Spec. Plant. II. p. g/|.o. Sloan. Jam. 197. hist. 1. p. i58.
Habitat in America calidiore. Colitur in Caldario noslro.
Caulis erectus, adscendens, sesquipedalis, aniculatus, subsimplex, crassus,
diamelro sesquipollicari, 7-9 angularis, apice obtusus: pellicula glauca
pulverulenla, qua plures aliae adhuc tcnerae species tegunlur, caret, liinc
saligneo virore semper nitet.
Axguli obtusiusculi, coinpressi, undati, a rccta via baud parum deflexi, pro-
fundi, spinis obsiLi.
Spinae confertae 7-10 e centro patentes, radialim ut plurimum dispositae,
satis flavae: aetate nigrcscentes. Lanuga flava, spinis brevior.
Flores magni, speciosi, ut plurimum solitarii sessiles in ipsis angulis extre-
mitatum sparsi.
Calyx periantbium maxima germini insidens, glabrum monophyllum, fere
clavatum, sexpollicare, lubulosum, deciduum, adspersum, foliolis lanceola-
tis basi adpressis, apice dcclinalis: basis l’olioli singuli clevalo, decurrit,
per calycem, unde angulalum evadit periantbium: limbus perianthii maxi-
nms patens, foliolis 5o-4o lanceolato linearibus viridibus, pctalis longio-
ribus.
Corolla mulliplex alba: petala 2,0 calyce breviora liinc duplici Serie adnala,
lanceolata, apice concava serrata, acuminala, basi intcgerrima.
Stamina infinitus numerus. Filamenla crecla, filiformia, pctalis breviora,
perianlhio aflixa. Antlierae oblongac, obtusae, erectae.
Pistillum: Germen ovatum, flavum, squamis imbricatis subspinosis. Stylus
teres, filiformis, filamenlis crassior et longior. Stigmata dccem, erecto-
palula, subulata.
Pericarpium: Bacca ovata, flava, pulpa albido cinercac, unilocularis, po-
lysperma.
Semina nigrescentia, nidulantia.

Ramulus magnitudine nalurali.
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