SCHIZANDRA CHINENSIS.--Northern China, 1860. This is a climbing shrub,

with oval, bright green leaves, and showy carmine flowers. For clothing

arbors and walls it may prove of use, but it is as yet rare in


S. COCCINEA, from North America (1806), is another uncommon species in

which the leaves are oblong and petiolate, and the flowers red or

scarlet. For purposes similar to the last this species may be employed.