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monograph of the genus Crocus. With an appendix on the etymology of the words crocus and saffron by C.C. Lacaita. by George Maw

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Published by Dulau in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crocus.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 326 p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23639558M
LC Control Numberagr17000751

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A monograph of the genus Crocus. With an appendix on the etymology of the words crocus and saffron by C.C. Lacaita. By. Maw, George, Type. Book. Material. Published material. Publication info. London,Dulau, Subjects. Crocus BHL . The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. Book Title. A monograph of the genus Crocus. With an appendix on the etymology of .   “Opened my eyes to the richness of the genus. [Rukšāns] wrote Crocuses in language that can be understood by the everyday gardener.” —Horticulture “This is the kind of gardening book that makes my garden-geeky heart beat faster.”Cold Climate GardeningCited by: 7. Hand-coloured lithographic plates by F. Huth after Maw. George Maw () became the leading expert on Crocus, and he dedicated ten years to the production of this book. John Ruskin wrote of Maw's crocus drawings that they were 'most exquisite [.] and quite beyond criticism'. Nissen BBI, (erroneously calling for 71 plates).

Author of A Monograph of the Genus Crocus. with an Appendix on the Etymology of the Words Crocus and Saffron by C.C. Lacaita, A Monograph of 5/5(1). A monograph of the genus Crocus. With an appendix on the etymology of the words crocus and saffron by C.C. Lacaita by Maw, George, Pages: Crocus (English plural: crocuses or croci) is a genus of flowering plants in the iris family comprising 90 species of perennials growing from are cultivated for their flowers appearing in autumn, winter, or spring. The spice saffron is obtained from the stigmas of Crocus sativus, an autumn-blooming es are native to woodland, scrub, and meadows Clade: Tracheophytes. Buy A Monograph of the Genus Crocus by George Maw (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1).

  Re: A monograph of the genus Crocus () by George Maw «Reply #12 on: Ap , AM» Sorry if I insist about C. clusii, but I think is not important the colour in this case as you can see a huge variation in C. serotinus, but not in . Crocus elwesii (Maw)[] O. Schwarz () Synonyms. Crocus thibautii. Crocus hermoneus. This species was known only from Asia Minor and remained one of the last known species of the sativus group. Maw described it as a plant with large corm and flower, but with short stigmata of Crocus the monograph of Maw,[] it is closely allied with the well-known and widely . Bookbinding for George Moore's 'A Monograph of the Genus Crocus' () Period/Date Media/Technique Book; Goatskin; Balsa, papier-mache, & plaster relief; watercolor on vellum; domed plate glass Legacy Media/Technique Book; Goatskin; Balsa, papier-mache, & plaster relief; watercolor on vellum; domed plate glass Dimensions x x cm.   Crocus, genus of about 75 low-growing cormose species of plants of the iris family ().Crocuses are native to the Alps, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean area and are widely grown for their cuplike blooms in early spring or -flowering plants have a long floral tube that allows the ovary to remain belowground, sheltered from climatic changes.