Cucullata is a hooded form of B. papyrifera, in the collection of the Hon. Vicary Gibbs.
Hemsleyana and nivea, the former with lilac flowers in erect terminal spikes; the latter remarkable for the leaves being covered with white fluff, are new Chinese species.
An addition to this great genus is cuspidata, a dense bush with narrow leaves and single white flowers. It was given an Award of Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.
A dwarf species with yellow flowers.
There is a new species called Fargesii, a deciduous tree growing up to forty feet high, with five-lobed glabrous leaves and pale purple flowers. Duclouxii is a Chinese species with glabrous, cordate, three-lobed leaves, and pink flowers in clusters.
There are two new species: hypo-glaucus and latifolius, both deciduous.