Asiatick Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, for Inquiring Into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia Volume 11

Asiatick Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in Bengal, for Inquiring Into the History and Antiquities, the Arts, Sciences, and Literature, of Asia Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...description of this species has been lost, and I have only my recollection, and an imperfect drawing, to go by in making out the specific. character.. A native of the moist vallies amongst the C-ircar mountains, where it blossoms during the rainy season. Dr. BUCHANAN has also found it in the Rang pm district, and sent plants to this garden, where they blossom throughout the rainy season. 4. GLOBBA Hura. R. Leaves ovate-oblong. Raceme terminal, erect; pedicels tern, three-flowered. Anthers with a meme branaceous coronet. Hura siamensium. Kamig. in Retz. abs. 3. p. 49. 5. GLOBBA pendula. R. Leaves lanceolate'. Racemes terminal, compound, greatly longer than the leaves, pendulous. Anthers bicalcarate. Found by Mr. W. ROXBURGH, wild in the forests of Prince of Wales' Island. 6. GLOBBA radicalis. R. Panicle radical. Anthers winged... l Found by Mr. W. Roxrmnon indigenous in the forests of Chittagong, and from thence introduced into the botanic garden at Calcutta, where it flowers from April, to the end of June. About the same time the herbaceous stems and leaves appear. There is a constant succession of the flowers from the extremities of the lengthening branches of the panicle, for nearly two months. The Whole panicle, peduncles, both common and partial, bractes, and flowers, (except the deep, but bright yellow lip or lower wing of the filament, ) are of a lively blue-purple colour, and uncommonly beautiful. 'Fu;. 1. The entire flower, with the upper part of-the tube which supports the inner border, laid open. a, a, The calyx. b, b, b, The segments of the exterior border of the corolla. c, c, The two large; segments of the inner border, and (1, the three inner. e, The anther. f, The stigma. 2. The germ and sections. All the above...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777476
  • 9781236777478