Sentence Examples with the word linum

The observations of Darwin as to the fertilization of orchids, Primula, Linum and Lythrum, and other plants, and the part which insects take in this function, gave an explanation of the observations of Christian Konrad Sprengel, made at the close of the 18th century, and opened up a new phase in the study of botany, which has been followed by Hermann Miller, Federico Delphic) and others, and more recently by Paul Knuth.

LINSEED, the seed of the common flax or lint, Linum usitatissimum.

The earliest cultivated flax was Linum angustifolium, a smaller plant with fewer and narrower leaves than L.

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For instance, in Primula and Linum some flowers have long stamens and a pistil with a short style, the others having short stamens and a pistil with a long style.