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head (Gustavus the Third) pronounced his solemn eulogy; a magnificent monument was erected to his memory in the gardens of the university of Upsal; and medals were struck by his countrymen, to commemorate the genius of the three kingdoms of nature. The little flower, raised to eminence by his name, became a part of his crest: the helmet which surmounts the arms of his family being adorned with a spray of Linnasa. One of those pupils who visited distant countries to add to the collections of Linnasus, sent from China a service of porcelain, manufactured purposely for him, having a representation of this plant as its only decoration. The Cardinal de Noailles erected a cenotaph in his garden to the memory of the naturalist, and planted the Linnaea by its side as its most appropriate ornament.
Papaver Rhceas. Red Poppy. Corn-Rose. Polyandria Monogynia.
Capsules smooth, urn-shaped. Stem hairy, many flowered. Leaves wing-cleft, jagged.
Stem cylindrical, branched, hairs expanding. Leaves hairy. Leafits strap-shaped, indented, serrated. Capsule not globular but urn-shaped, and nearly as broad as it is long. Summit with ten or twelve rays. Blossom bright, full scarlet.— Wit/iering.
THE ORIENTAL AND THE FIELD POPPY.
He who ne'er by fountain lone
As wandering 'mid the wreathed bowers
"Oh! wherefore am I drooping here,