Aloides sentence example

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  • In the ditches and pools common yellow and white water-lilies are seen, as well as water-soldier (Stratiotes aloides), great and lesser reed-mace, sweet flag and bur-reed.
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  • They are waterplants, represented in Britain by frog-bit (Hydrocharis Morsusranae) and water-soldier (Stratiotes aloides).
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  • Stratiotes aloides has a rosette of stiff swordlike leaves, which when the plant is in flower project above the Surface; it is also stoloniferous, the young rosettes sinking to the bottom at the beginning of winter and rising again to the surface in the spring.
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  • The variety praecox flowers much earlier than K. aloides, from the middle to the end of May; its leaves are broader than those of the type, and are not glaucous, while the raceme is shorter, the stems being about half as long as the leaves.
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  • It flowers soon after midsummer, and just between praecox and the other forms of K. aloides.
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  • K. caulescens differs from all the forms of aloides in being smaller, and in having very glaucous leaves, short heads, and smaller and less curved flowers.
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  • It is much dwarfer than K. aloides, its leaves are much narrower, while its flowers are smaller and its bright green leaves are in dense rosettes, narrow, very pointed, and almost three-cornered.
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  • Macowani and K. aloides, and is a very pretty plant.
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  • Kniphofia Rooperi - Nearly allied to K. aloides, but is an early or summer-flowering plant, while the stamens are included in the tube; the flowers are paler and less curved, and the leaves are broad and very glaucous.
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  • Kniphofia Sarmentosa - Distinguished from K. aloides by its smaller glaucous leaves, the cylindrical flower-heads from 6 inches to 1 foot long, the flowers red in the upper half, and yellow, or yellow tinged red, in the lower.
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  • S. aloides is an interesting native water-plant with a compact vasiform tuft of leaves, from the centre of which arises in summer a spike of unattractive blossoms.
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