This section is from the book "The Standard Cyclopedia Of Horticulture Vol2", by L. H. Bailey. See also: Western Garden Book: More than 8,000 Plants - The Right Plants for Your Climate - Tips from Western Garden Experts.
(a personal name). Rutaceae. Small inermous trees: leaves pinnate: flowers in terminal panicles or loose racemes; ovary raised on a short disk, 4-5-celled, with 1-2 ovules in each cell; style short, deciduous; stamens 8-10: fruit 4-5-celled, with usually 1 seed in each cell; cotyledons aerial in germination, first foliage-leaves opposite or alternate.
Lansium, Skeels (Clau-sena Wampi, Oliver. Quin-dria Lansium, Lour. Cookia Wampi, Blanco). Wampi. Low spineless tree, with spreading branches: leaves spirally arranged, pinnate; leaflets 5-9, ovate-elliptical,
3-5 in. long, petiolate, light green, shiny above: flowers 4-5-parted, small, white, in large terminal panicles; ovary villous, 5-celled, with 1 ovule in each cell; style short; stamens 10: fruit ovate-globose, about 1 in. long; skin glandular, pubescent; seeds green. - The wampi is a native of S. China, where it is commonly grown for its fruits It is cult, to some extent in Hawaii and could probably be grown in the warmer parts of Fla. and Calif. It can be grafted on grape-fruit and other species of Citrus, which makes it desirable to test it as a stock for common citrous fruits Walter T. Swingle.