Erodium Sentence Examples
It is represented in Britain by two genera, Geranium (crane's-bill) and Erodium (stork's-bill), to which belong nearly two-thirds of the total number of species.
In Erodium the members of the outer whorl are reduced to scale-like structures (staminodes), and in Pelargonium from two to seven only are fertile.
Contracted form, Erodium, Alchemilla arvensis.
The plants of which the floral organs or perfect fruits are preserved include the amber-bearing Pinus succinifera, Smilax, Phoenix, the spike of an aroid, i i species of oak, 2 of chestnut, a beech, Urticaceae, 2 cinnamons and Trianthera among the Lauraceae, representatives of the Cistaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, Dilleniaceae (3 species of Hibbertia), Geraniaceae (Geranium and Erodium), Oxalidaceae, Acer, Celastraceae, Olacaceae, Pittosporaceae, Ilex (2 species), Euphorbiaceae, Umbelliferae (Chaerophyllum), Saxifragaceae (3 genera), Hamamelidaceae, Rosaceae, Connaraceae, Ericaceae (Andromeda and Clethra), Myrsinaceae (3 species), Rubiaceae, Sambucus (2 species), Santalaceae, Loranthaceae (3 species).
Erodium Corsicum - A choice alpine species of easy culture, having tufts of grey leaves and rose-colored flowers.Advertisement
Moltkia Petraea (Erodium Petraeum) - This has three to five purplish-rose flowers on each stalk, which are 4 to 6 inches high.
Erodium Reichardi - A miniature species 2 to 3 inches high when in flower.