1. The Botanical Magazine
  2. The Botanical Magazine, Volume VII

Cineraria Amelloides

Blue-Flowered Cineraria
Class and Order
Syngenesia Polygamia Superflua
Generic Character
Recept. nullum. Pappus simplex. Cal. simplex polyphyllus æqualis.
Specific Character and Synonyms
CINERARIA Amelloides pedunculis unifloris, foliis oppositis ovatis nudis, caule suffruticoso. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. ed. 14. Murr. p. 765. Ait Kew. v. 3. p. 219
ASTER africanus frutescens ramosus, floribus cæruleis, foliis oppositis minimis, caulibus et ramulis in pedunculos nudos exeuntibus. Raii Suppl. 158
ASTER caule ramoso scabro perenni, foliis ovatis sessilibus, pedunculis nudis unifloris. Mill. Icon. 76. f. 2.

The Cineraria Amelloides a plant common in every green-house, was introduced by Mr. Philip Miller as long since as the year 1753, being raised by him from Cape seeds; it forms a bushy shrub, of the height of two, or three feet, produces numerous blossoms, which stand singly on long footstalks, are of a pale blue colour; they make some amends for their want of brilliancy by flowering during most of the year.

The plant is easily propagated either by seeds or cuttings.

249Cineraria Amelloides
Cineraria Amelloides
Blue-Flowered Cineraria

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