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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Sarmienta (named after Mart. Sarmiento, a Spanish botanist). Gesneriaceae. A glabrous shrub, creeping or clambering over trees and rocks, to be grown in a moist greenhouse: sts. slender: lvs. opposite, rather fleshy, entire or few-toothed: fls. red, peduncled at the axils, solitary; calyx free, 5-parted, segms. narrow; corolla-tube elongate, ventricose, limb slightly oblique, lobes 5, rounded, spreading; stamens 2, posterior perfect, 2 anterior staminodea; disk obsolete; ovary superior.—One species, Chile, S. repens, Ruiz & Pav. Sts. slender: lvs. rather small, somewhat fleshy: fls. scarlet, axillary and solitary; calyx 5-parted; corolla-lobes 5, rounded and spreading. Summer. G.C. III. 29:303. F.S. 16:1646. J.H. III. 47:413.—It is said that it does not always thrive very well in cult. and that it should be planted in soft peat mixed with sphagnum and charcoal and either in a small pan or orchid-basket. It likes plenty of water, shade from bright sunshine and a position near the glass in a moist house. CH

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