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  • It is generally tubular in form, but in some species two forms are produced on the same plant, lower or terrestrial goblet-shaped pitchers and upper suspended pitchers retaining the more primitive more or less tubular form; in a few species a third form - funnelor cornucopia-shaped pitchers - occurs in the upper part.
  • In works of art she appears with a cornucopia or with ears of corn and a cock.
  • On the coins of the later Roman emperors she is frequently represented holding a cornucopia, from which she shakes her gifts, thereby at the same time in dicating the liberality of the emperor or empress.
  • In outline it is sometimes compared to a huge cornucopia with its small end curving S.E.
  • Coins were also struck, showing her crowned and veiled on the obverse, with a double cornucopia on the reverse.

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