By Ian Sumner, Richard Hook
During this first of a two-part series a revered vexillologist describes, explains and illustrates a large choice of the factors and guidons carried throughout the 18th and nineteenth centuries by way of British loved ones, average, Yeomanry and Volunteer cavalry devices. The successive rules among 1747 and 1868 are supported through tables of 'ancient badges' and conflict honours; through many examples of non-regulation perform (in the cavalier culture of the British cavalry); and through ten incredible plates by means of Richard Hook, detailing a few 35 flags in complete color.
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Flowers of Mahonia are fragrant. 3). Mahonia and Berberis bear berries. In Mahonia they are held in drooping clusters, the common name Oregon grape is apt. In Norway, Mahonia aquifolium was particularly noticeable in fruit, more so than in Britain and Ireland. Depending on the species, berries of Berberis are red, translucent amber or blue-bloomed, carried from mid-summer until winter. FRUIT. 1 The species of Brachyglottis listed above were previously classiﬁed in the genus Senecio; some nurseries and garden centres continue to use the latter name.
Some species are native to Britain and Ireland. WORLD DISTRIBUTION. LEAVES. Foliage is opposite without stipules. An exception is Sambucus with pinnate leaves and stipules. FLOWERS. These are held in a panicle, with a tubular corolla of four to ﬁve lobes. Lobes are short in Sambucus and sometimes have a very pronounced tube, as in Lonicera (honeysuckle). Many are sweetly scented. Depending on the genus and on the species within genera, they ﬂower throughout the year. Some have a ﬂeshy berry or drupe, as in Sambucus (elderberry) and Viburnum.
Fruit, which is held in pairs or in small clusters, is a juicy berry, red or indigo in colour. FRUIT. GROWTH RATE AND LONGEVITY. They are fast-growing and live for many years. FUNCTIONAL AND ORNAMENTAL USES. Hedges Ground-cover Climbing plants Native planting schemes Winter-ﬂowering shrub Lonicera nitida L. pileata L. japonica ‘Aureoreticulata’, L. henryi and L. sempervirens L. periclymenum (woodbine, columbine or honeysuckle) of hedgerows in rural areas L. standishii Shrubby species are easy to establish and grow well in most situations, except where salt-laden winds prevail.
British Colours & Standards 1747-1881 Cavalry by Ian Sumner, Richard Hook