The eggs are four in number, of a dark olive colour, blotched and spotted with rich brown.
It is uniformly green or more or less spotted, blotched or suffused with red or crimson, or sometimes, as in N.
I.-Skins Of The Blotched Domestic Cat, Showing Some Of The Variations To Which The Pattern Is Liable.
The origin of the blotched as a special type is wholly unknown.
The nest, contrary to the habits of most Limicolae, is generally placed under a ledge of rock which shelters the bird from observation,' and therein are laid four eggs, of a light olive-green, closely blotched with brown, and hardly to be mistaken for those of any other bird.
In the one the pattern consists of narrow vertical stripes, and in the other of longitudinal or obliquely longitudinal stripes, which, on the sides of the body, tend to assume a spiral or sub-circular arrangement characteristic of the blotched tabby.
Cats of the striped type are no doubt descended from the European and North African wild cats; but the origin of cats exhibiting the blotched pattern appears to be unknown.
A genus much represented is Culcasia, and swampy localities are thickly set with the giant Cyrtosperma arum, with flower spathes that are blotched with deep purple.
A very ancient British breed is the black Pembroke; and when this breed tends to albinism, the ears and muzzle, and more rarely the fetlocks, remain completely black, or very dark grey, although the colour elsewhere is whitish, more or less flecked and blotched with pale grey.
Schizanthus pinnatus: hardy, I to 2 ft., purple-lilac, prettily blotched; curiously lobed flowers.
across, having zones of violet and yellow blotched with purple and tipped with scarlet.
The hen-bird commonly lays three clay-coloured eggs, blotched with black, in a very slight hollow on the ground not far from the sea.
Herein are laid from six to nine eggs, of a pale bluish-green freckled with brown and blotched with ash-colour.
He always wore a suit - usually gray and double-breasted - its subtle pinstripe blotched with multicolored stains of obscure and unsavory origin.
c. capensis, while the legs are fully spotted and the colour-pattern on the body (especially in the last-named) is more of a blotched type, that The North African or Nubian Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).
Without accepting this proposed change in nomenclature, which is liable to lead to confusion without any coinpensating advantage, it may be suggested that the blotched tabby type represents Dr Nehring's presumed Chinese element in the cat's parentage, and that the missing wild stock may be one of the numerous phases of the leopard-cat (F.
C. benedicta is a handsome biennial, having bold, deep green leaves, blotched and marbled with silvery white.
N. maculata has large white flowers blotched with violet, and its variety purpurea is of a mauve color.
Calypso - C. borealis is a pretty little hardy Orchid, with rosy-purple sepals and petals, and a white lip, heavily blotched with cinnamon brown, from the cold regions of N.
Arum Italicum - talian Arum) is larger than our native Arum; the veins blotched with yellow.
L. maculatum, a native plant, has leaves blotched with silvery-white.
Its flowers, produced from a tuft of bright green leaves that just peep over the soil, are white, suffused with pale Prussian blue, and blotched with velvety purple.
They form dense tufts of foliage, generally handsomely blotched and speckled with white, and make pretty groups in the spring garden, or in semiwild places, but are worthy of the best places in the flower garden.
The flowers are in erect spikes, and shaped like those of a Bignonia of a delicate mauve purple, blotched inside with a deeper tint.
The flowers appear in summer, and are shaped like those of a Tigridia, of a rich blue color blotched with white and yellow towards the centre.
The leaves are blotched with chestnut-brown, their lobes overlapping, and with such long stalks that they float out far apart.
The leaves, borne upon very long stems, are bold and finely blotched with chestnut-red above and reddish streaks beneath.
The leaves rest on the water unless crowded, and are evenly rounded, and finely blotched and marbled.
Leaf dark green, blotched with chestnut above and on the stems, and reddish below.
The leaf is oval and yet smaller than in the parent, and freely blotched with brown.
Whether you're looking at spoiled green or red tomatoes, curly or blotched leaves, withered stems or dead plants, the signs and symptoms of the five most common tomato diseases are easily recognizable.
The striped (as distinct from the blotched) short-haired tabby is probably the one most nearly allied to the wild ancestors, the stripes being, however, to a great extent due to the European wild cat.
The eggs, from three to six in number, are of a pale bluish-green, blotched and spotted with light yellowish-brown.
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