The Genera of Plants: A Fragment Containing Part of Liriogamę (Google eBook)

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John Van Voorst, 1866 - Plants - 143 pages
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Page 110 - I hope some faults in Perspective, and other Niceties may be more readily excused, for I humbly conceive Plants, and other Things done in a Flat, tho...
Page 16 - I have seen nothing at all analogous except in lluscus ; but in that Genus only one Leaflet issues from the nerve of the other, while in Phylloglottis they are very numerous all over its disc, ligular, strigose, and pubescent; this induces a suspicion that the Foliage of Thawmaza may really consist of a single Leaf still more uncommonly decompounded...
Page 77 - Jt. americana is probably the largest of all herbaceous plants, its panicles of flowers are of the magnitude of small trees. In Peru and Mexico it has long been cultivated by the indigenes...
Page 39 - RENCALME is unquestionably the Plant so called by the Greeks, and it has every right to keep that ancient name, the Flowers which only expand during sunshine, being of a dingy colour when closed, not unlike the excrement of some Birds...
Page 77 - Manfreda, is so named after an ancient writer on Simples, whose work is in the Parisian Library...

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