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Violacea. 10. Viola KAVAIENSIS, Gray, Bot. S. Pacif. Expl. Exp. 1, p. 85.

11. Viola MAVIENSIS (sp. nov.): glabra ; caudicibus elongatis suffruticosis adsurgentibus stipulis squamaceis ovato-lanceolatis diu persistentibus vestitis apice conferte-foliaceis ; foliis rotundatis in petiolos graciles cuneato-decurrentibus adpresse serratis, dentibus glanduliferis; scapis elongatis bibracteatis umbellato-bi – quadrifloris; petalis cæruleis imberbibus sepala lanceolata bis terve superantibus, inferiore latissime saccato. — Top of the mountain of West Maui. — The ascending caudices a foot long, clothed at the summit with densely imbricated ovatelanceolate acuminate setigerous-dentate stipules. Leaves clustered at the apex of the caudex. Scape 3-8 inches long, bearing two bracts about the middle. Pedicels umbellate from the bracted summit of the scape. Petals dark blue, the lower one very broadly shortsaccate. (M. & B. 432.)

12. Viola CHAMISSONIANA, Ging, in Linnæa, 1, p. 408; Gray, l. c. p. 86. V. tracheliifolia, Ging. I. c. p. 409. (M. & B. 594; Remy, 532.)

13. ISODENDRION PYRIFOLIUM, Gray, Bot. S. Pacif. Expl. Exp. 1, p. 93, t. 8.

14. ISODENDRION LONGIFOLIUM, Gray, l. c. p. 95, t. 9. 15. ISODENDRION LAURIFOLIUM. Gray, l. c. p. 96.

Bixaceæ. 16. XYLOSMA HAWAIENSE, Seem. Fl. Vitiensis, p. 7, adnot. (M. & B. 206; Remy, 536; Hillebrand; Barclay, 1256.)

Pittosporaceæ. 17. PITTOSPORUM CONFERTIFLORUM (Gray, Bot. S. Pacif. Expl. Exp. 1, p. 232, t. 19): foliis crasse coriaceis obovatis supra glabris subtus ramisque novellis lanato-tomentosis ; umbella terminali subsessili confertiflora ; calyce quinquesepalo majusculo pedicellisque tomentosissimis, sepalis orbiculatis obtusis petalis duplo brevioribus ; staminibus tubo petalorum subæquilongis; antheris oblongis; ovario tomentoso stylo æquilongo; stigmate simplici truncato ; capsula tuberculato-rugosa; seminibus rugulosis.

Var. B. foliis subtus aurato-tomentosis; calycis lobis angustioribus. - P. terminalioides, var. B. Gray, l. c. p. 231. (M. & B. 337.)

18. PITTOSPORUM CAULIFLORUM (sp. nov.): foliis amplis crasse coriaceis obovatis vel elongato-obovatis obtusissimis basi attenuatis supra glaberrimis subtus petiolisque novellis tomentulosis; pedunculis secus caulem infra folia brevissimis paucifloris cum calyce tomentulosis ; sepalis late ovatis petalis quintuplo brevioribus; antheris sagittatis ; stylo ovario tomentoso triplo breviore; stigmate bilobo; seminibus leviter rugulosis. — Kaala Mountains, Oahu.— A tree, 30 feet or more high, with a trunk 8 or 10 inches in diameter. Leaves from 3 to 8 inches long, by 15 to 30 lines wide. Petiole half an inch to an inch and more in length. Flowers cream-colored or white, 6 lines long, borne far below the leaves on the naked stems. Capsule an inch in diameter, clothed at first with a fine deciduous tomentum. Endocarp orange-yellow. (M. & B. 601.)

19. PITTOSPORUM TERMINALIOIDES (Planchon, in Herb. Hook.): foliis coriaceis oblongo-obovatis obtusis basi attenuatis subtus (præsertim junioribus) cum inflorescentia brevissima pauciflora tomentosis, pube sæpius ferruginea ; pedunculis sæpissime axillaribus ; sepalis crassis ovalibus petalis quintuplo brevioribus; staminibus petalis plus dimidio brevioribus; antheris sagittatis; ovario tomentoso stylo æquilongo; stigmate simplici; capsula tomentulosa fere lævi; seminibus scabro-rugosis. - Gray, l. c. p. 231 (a). P. glabrum, Putterl. Syn. Pittosp. p. 11, pro parte, non Hook. & Arn. (M. & B. 313.)

20. PITTOSPORUM SPATHULATUM (sp. nov.): foliis tenuiter coriaceis spathulatis vel cuneato-oblongis apice rotundato nunc apiculatis ramisque glaberrimis; pedunculis tomentulosis brevibus axillaribus vel infra folia 3 – 7-floris ; sepalis late ovatis obtusis ; staminibus petalis plus dimidio brevioribus; antheris sagittatis; ovario tomentoso stylo æquilongo; stigmate capitato; capsula glabra fere lævi; seminibus lævibus. - Kaala Mountains, Oahu. — P. terminalioides, var. ? y, Gray, 1.c. - A small tree, 15 or 20 feet high. Leaves 3 or 4 inches long, by 1 to 1} wide. Petiole very short. Flowers white or cream-colored, 5 lines long. Capsule nearly smooth. (M. & B. 602; Remy, 572.)

21. PITTOSPORUM GLABRUM (Hook. & Arn. Bot. Beech. Voy. p. 100, vix Putterl. Pittosp.): undique glabrum ; foliis tenuiter coriaceis cuneato-oblongis oblanceolatisve subacuminatis, venulis minus reticulatis ; pedunculis brevibus terminalibus seu axillaribus subracemoso-5-9-floris ; sepalis ovatis acutis petalis quadruplo brevioribus; staminibus tubum petalorum subæquantibus; antheris oblongis; stylo ovario glabro bis longiore; stigmate truncato ; capsula globosa tuberculato-rugosa. — Gray, l. c. p. 229. (M. & B. 203.)

22. PITTOSPORUM ACUMINATUM (sp. nov.): foliis chartaceis oblanceolatis acuminatis glaberrimis ; pedunculis axillaribus gracillimis petiolum bis superantibus corymboso-5 - 8-foris ; sepalis bracteisque angustissimis subulatis ; staminibus petalis plus dimidio brevioribus ; antheris sagittatis ; stylo gracili ovario tomentoso longiore; stigmate capitato ; capsula globosa tomentosa tuberculato-rugosa. - On the mountains above Waimea, Kauai, 3,000 feet. -- A small tree, 15 or 20 feet high ; branches slender. Leaves 3 to 6 inches long, 6 to 20 lines wide. Petioles about half an inch long. Peduncles 10 to 20 lines long. Bracts and sepals a line and a half long. Flowers about 5 lines long. Capsule much tuberculate-roughened. (M. & B. 603.)

Caryophyllacea. 23. SILENE STRUTHIOLOIDES, Gray, Bot. S. Pacif. Expl. Exp. 1, p. 109, t. 10. (M. & B. 312.) 24. SILENE LANCEOLATA, Gray, l. c. p. 111, t. 10.

SCHIEDEA, Cham. et Schlecht., Char. Gen. emend.* Calyx quinquepartitus, persistens. Corolla nulla. Staminodia subpetaloidea 5, hyalina, sepalis opposita. Stamina fertilia 10, imo calyci inserta, quinque sepalis opposita cum basi staminodiorum accreta, quinque alterna breviora. Styli filiformi 3, rarius 4-5 7. Ovarium uni

* SYNOPSIS. — Reprinted from the Proceed. Bost. Soc. Nat. Hist., Vol. X., 1866.

EUSCHIEDEA. Filamenta capillaria. Styli 3, rarius 4-5, intus stigmatosi. Flores parvi, thyrsoideo-congesti vel effuse paniculati.

* Panicula deliquescens, effusa : sepala acuminata : folia uninervia.

+ Staminodia apice bifida : filamenta longe exserta. 1. S. NuttallII, Hook. 2. S. DIFFUSA, Gray.

++ Staminodia lanceolata, acuminata : filamenta calyce breviora. 3. S. AMPLEXICAULIS, sp. nov. 4. S. STELLARIOIDES, sp. nov.

* * Panicula contracta, ramosa, deliquescens : folia trinervia. 5. S. MENZIESII, Hook. 6. S. HOOKERI, Gray.

* * * Panicula thyrsoidea, contracta, interrupta : folia uninervia.

+ Staminodia apice bifida : filamenta longe exserta. 7. S. LIGUSTRINA, Cham. et Schlecht. 8. S. SPERGULINA, Gray.

+ + Staminodia apice bifida : filamenta calyce breviora. 9. S. REMYI, sp. nov.

loculare; ovulis plurimis columellæ centrali affixis. Capsula trivalvis, raro 4-5-7-valvis. Semina plurima, estrophiolata. Embryo annularis, albumen farinaceum cingens. — Suffrutices vel herbæ perennes, Sandwicenses, oppositifolii, exstipulati ; cymulis thyrsoideo-congestis vel effuse paniculatis, raro cyma pauciflora.

25. SCHIEDEA NUTTALLII, Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 649, 650; Gray, l. c. p. 137. Eucladus suffruticosus, Nutt. in herb. Hook. (Remy, 547.)

26. SCHIEDEA DIFFUSA, Gray, l. c. p. 138, t. 11. (Remy, 546.)

27. SCHIEDEA AMPLEXICAULIS (H. Mann, in Proceed. Bost. Soc. Nat. Hist. vol. 10, p. 310, Apr. 1866): suffruticosa; foliis oblongolinearibus obtusis mucronatis uninerviis basi lata auriculata amplexicaulibus; panicula ramosissima patentissima; pedicellis minutissime hirsutis ; sepalis ovato-lanceolatis acuminatis scarioso-fibrilloso-marginatis hispidulis enerviis capsula 3-valvi paullo longioribus; staminodiis lanceolatis apice attenuato integerrimis; filamentis brevibus; seminibus lævibus. — “Kauai or Niihau.” – Leaves oblong-linear from a wide auriculate and clasping base, one-nerved, obtuse, mucronate, about 2 inches long, and 5 – 6 lines wide. Panicle compound, diffusely spreading, bracted, about a foot long, its younger parts and the calyx minutely hirsute. Pedicels capillary, 4-8 lines long. Calyx 2 lines long, sepals ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, with scarious and fibrillose margins. Staminodia lanceolate, with an entire attenuated apex. Stamens shorter than the calyx. Capsule few-seeded, nearly equalling the calyx in length, splitting into 3 valves. Seeds smooth. (Remy, 548bis)

28. SCHIEDEA STELLARIOIDES (H. Mann, l. c. p. 310): caule basi suffruticoso ramosissimo; foliis spathulato-linearibus obtusis mucronatis emarginatisve uninerviis, junioribus basi attenuata hirsuto-ciliatis ; panicula effusa gracili; pedicellis primum pubescentibus ; sepalis attenuato-lanceolatis enerviis capsula 3-valvi paullo longioribus; staminodiis lanceolatis apice attenuato integerrimis ; filamentis brevibus; seminibus rugulosis. — On the mountains above Waimea, Kauai. — Bushy and very much branched from a suffruticose base. Finely hirsute in

*** Thyrsus globosus, nunc tripartitus: folia tripli – quintupli-nervia : staminodia integra obtusa : filamenta brevissima. 10. S. GLOBOSA, sp. nov. Not#OSCHIEDEA. Filamenta complanata subulata. Styli 7, undique stigmatosi. Staminodia integra, obtusa, brevissima: filamenta calyce breviora. – Flores pro genere maximi, perpauci, sepalis subpetaloideis.

11. S. VISCOSA sp. nov. VOL. VII.

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the axils of the leaves and on the inflorescence. Leaves numerous, small, spathulate-linear, entire at the obtuse apex and mucronate, or slightly notched, one-nerved, tapering at the hirsute-ciliate base into a very short petiole. Panicle compound, diffusely branched, bracted. Calyx 2 lines long, the sepals lanceolate, acuminate, rather thick, narrowly scarious-margined, longer than the 3-valved capsule. Staminodia, stamens, etc., as in S. amplexicqulis. Seeds few, tuberculateroughened. (M. & B. 595.)

29. SCHIEDEA MENZIESII, Hook. Ic. Pl. fol. 649, adnot. 30. SCHIEDEA HOOKERI, Gray, l. c. p. 133, adnot.

31. SCHIEDEA LIGUSTRINA, Cham. & Schlecht. in Linnæa, 1, p. 46; Fenzl, in Endl. Atakt. Bot. t. 14, & Ann. Wein. Mus. 2, p. 273; Gray, l. c. p. 133. Portulacea, Hook, & Arn. Bot, Beech. Voy. p. 188. (M. & B. 578.) !

32. SCHIEDEA SPERGULINA, Gray, l. c. t. 11. (M. & B. 342.)

33. Schiedea Remyi (H. Mann, 1. c. p. 310): suffruticosa ; foliis inferioribus angustato-linearibus uninerviis fasciculatis, superioribus subulatis; panicula thyrsoidea contracta e cymulis brevibus puberulis compositis ; sepalis ovatis obtusis plurinerviis capsulam superantibus; staminodiis apice bifidis ; filamentis brevibus; seminibus fere lævibus.

- Molokai. — Leaves very narrowly linear, 2-3 inches long, a line wide, with smaller ones often fascicled in their axils. Inflorescence a very much crowded thyrsus, minutely pubescent. Sepals ovate, obtuse, many-nerved. Staminodia short, bifid at the apex. Stamens short, of about the length of the staminodia. Ovary ovoid. Styles 4-5, rather long. Capsule ovoid, shorter than the calyx. Seeds numerous (30 – 40), small. (Remy, 551.)

34. SCHIEDEA GLOBOSA (H. Mann, l. c. p. 311): humilis ; caulibus e caudice herbaceo erectis simplicissimis ; foliis inferioribus obovatolanceolatis sessilibus 3 - 5-plinerviis, superioribus angustioribus parvis tripli-nerviis ; cymulis plurifloribus in capitulum terminale globosum raro trifidum longius pedunculatum arcte congestis ; sepalis ovatis obtusis infra medium nervatis capsula ovato-lanceolata 4-valvi brevioribus ; staminodiis integerrimis obtusis staminibusque calyce 2 - 3-plo brevioribus ; seminibus paucis rugulosis. — Oahu. — Herbaceous, pruinose-puberulent on the upper part of the stem and on the inflorescence, otherwise glabrous. The simple branches rising from the base a span to a foot high, bearing 4 or 5 pairs of leaves. The lower leares obovate-lanceolate from a narrowed sessile base, somewhat fleshy, about

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