How to use Insignis in a sentence
Laennec, to whom we are indebted for the practice of auscultation, freely admits that the idea was suggested to him by study of Hippocrates, who, treating of the presence of morbid fluids in the thorax, gives very particular directions, by 1 " Hippocrates Cous, primus quidem ex omnibus memoria dignus, ab studio sapientiae disciplinam hanc separavit, vir et arte et facundia insignis " (Celsus, De medicina).
The common box is especially prevalent, but the preponderating species are Coniferae, including the Caucasian species Pinus halepensis and P. insignis.
Among the species described may be mentioned P. leuckarti (Saenger), P. insignis (Dendy), P. oviparus (Dendy), P. viridimaculatus (Dendy), P. novae zealandiae (Hutton), but it is by no means certain that future research will maintain these.
The species from which the cultivated varieties have been derived are N. insignis, N. atomaria, N. discoidalis, and N. maculata.
N. insignis has sky-blue flowers, and its varieties are grandiflora, alba, purpurea-rubra, and striata.Advertisement
The insignis section should always be preferred to the others.
Olearia Insignis - The plant is dwarf, branched, the branches as thick as the little finger; the leaves from 3 to 5 inches long, 2 inches broad, rounded at the ends, thick and hard, shining green on the upper surface.
The beautiful Monterey pine, P. insignis, distinguished by the brilliant colour of its foliage, has the leaves in tufts of three or four; the lower cone-scales have recurved points.