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Class and Order.

Pentandria Monogynia.

Generic Character.

Corolla rotata, subinæqualis. Caps. 1-locularis 2-valvis.

Specific Character and Synonyms.

VERBASCUM myconi foliis lanatis radicalibus, scapo nudo. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. ed. 14. Murr. p. 220. Ait. Kew. p. 238.

CORTUSA foliis ovatis sessilibus. Linn. Hort. Cliff. 50.

SANICULA alpina, foliis boraginis villosa. Bauh. Pin. 243.

AURICULA ursi myconi. Dalech. Hist. 837.

AURICULA ursi flore cœruleo folio Boraginis. Blew Beares Eares with Borage leaves. Park. Parad. p. 236. 237. f. 3.

Most of the plants of this genus are tall and shewy; the one here figured is however, of very humble growth, its flowering stem in the cultivated plant rarely exceeding six inches in height; its flowers are proportionably large, of a blueish purple colour, and highly ornamental; they make their appearance in May, and continue successively in blossom for several months, hence it becomes a desirable plant to cultivate, especially for the decorating of rock-work; it is very hardy, requires a north aspect in the summer, and to be carefully watered in dry weather; will grow in almost any soil, and is usually propagated by planting its roots in autumn.

Grows spontaneously on the Pyrenean Alps; in its wild state it is more dwarfish than our figure represents it, its foliage more woolly, and enriched with various tints, which the plant loses on cultivation; such specimens I saw in the possession of Dr. R. Halifax, of Albemarle-Street, who gathered it on its native Alps.

Was cultivated by Mr. Miller, in 1731, Ait. Kew. and most probably long before that period by Parkinson, who lives a figure and accurate description of it in his Parad. terrestris.

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