Anthericum

(Greek, flower hedge). Includes Pha , langium. 1/ilidcew. Herbs, with tuber-like rhizomes, and racemes of rather small, white, deep-cut fls.: peri anth rotate ; anthers attached between their basal lobes, and the locules many-ovuled—in these characters difl'er ing from Paradisea. Grown in borders, where the roots should have a cover of leaves or litter in winter; also in pots and under benches in coolhouses. Useful for lawn vases. Prop. naturally by stolons ; increased also by division and seeds. Of easiest culture. Give plenty of water when in bloom. A. Liliasirum, St. Bruno’s Lily, will be found under Paradisea. A. piclumtum, va riegalum and viflatuni will be found under Chlorophy tum. A. (lalifor-nicum of some catalogues perhaps be longs to Chlorophytum. Liliago, Linn. Sr. Bnasaan’s LILY. Fig. 95. Stem simple, 2-3 ft. high, bearing an open raceme of open spreading fls. 1 in. or less across, the segments linear oblong : lvs. long and narrow. S. Eu. and N. Afr. B.M. 914. Var. major, Sims, is larger in all its parts. B.M.1635. ramosum, Linn. (A. g-raminilolium, Hort.). Stem branched: fls. somewhat smaller. Eu. B.M.1055. L. H. B.