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

Narcissus Bulbocodium

Hoop Petticoat Narcissus
Class and Order
Hexandria Monogynia
Generic Character
Petala 6, æqualia: Nectario infundibuliformi, 1-phyllo. Stamina intra nectarium.
Specific Character and Synonyms
NARCISSUS Bulbocodium spatha uniflora, nectario turbinato petalis majore, staminibus pistilloque declinatis. Lin. Syst. Vegetab. p. 317
NARCISSUS montanus juncifolius, calyce aureo. Bauhin. p. 53
The greater yellow Junquilia, or bastard Daffodil. Park. Parad. p. 106. t. 107. fig. 6. var. min. fig. 7.

Grows spontaneously in Portugal; flowers in the open border about the middle of May, is an old inhabitant of our gardens, but, like the triandrus, is now become scarce, at least in the nurseries about London; in some gardens in Hampshire we have seen it grow abundantly: Miller calls it the Hoop Petticoat Narcissus, the nectary, as he observes, being formed like the ladies hoop petticoats.

88Narcissus Bulbocodium
Narcissus Bulbocodium
Hoop Petticoat Narcissus

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