The Bermuda Islands; Volume 1. Supplement to the Second Edition

The Bermuda Islands; Volume 1. Supplement to the Second Edition

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...common at Bermuda as in the West Indies. These colors are due to the fact that the microscopic spicules of the ccenenchyma are partly bright purple and partly bright yellow, -a Figure 142.--Gorgonia flabellum; small portion to show arrangement of calioles; a, axis; c, coenenchyma, x 1. After L. Agassiz. the proportion of each color varying in different specimens and in different parts of the same specimen. The polyps, when expanded, are very small, pale, and translucent; they project strongly from the calicles and resemble those of G. citrina in form. This is one of the species of which the axis has been analyzed by Professor Mendel and Mr. Cook for the iodine contents. The large specimens used were furnished by me and came from the outer reefs of Bermuda. It w, as also analyzed by Mr. Cook for its other constituents. Gorgonia acerosa Pallas. Sea Plume. Plate xxxiiic, fig. 1t1); pl. xxxvi, fig. 1 (18).; Gorgonia acerosa Pallas, Elench. Zoophy., p. 172, 1766 (non Esper). Gorgonia setosa Linn., Syst. Nat., ed. xii, 1767, p. 1292. Esper, Pflanz., ii, Gorg.. p. 66, pl. xvii, figs. 1-3, 1794 (non Linn.). Mendel, L. B., Amer. Journ. Phys., iv, pp. 243-246, 1900. Cook, F. C., Chem. Composition of Gorgonian Corals, op. cit., xii, pp. 95-98. Gorgonia pinnata (pars) I;imV., Hist., ii, p. 316. Pterogorgia pinnata (non Linn, sp.) and P. Sloanei Edw. and Haime, iii, p. 168, 1857. Pterogorgia setosa Ehrenberg, 1834 (purple var.). Dana, Zooph., p. 650. Edw. and Haime, iii, p. 168, and man7 later writers. Pterogorgia acerosa Ehr., 1834 (yellow var.). Dana, Zooph., p. 649, 1846. KSlliker, op. cit., p. 139, pl. xviii, figs. 34, 35. Verrill, 1864, and many later writers. Gorgonia acerosa Verrill, Crit. Rem., No. 4, p. 424, 1869, and most later writers. Hargitt and.show more

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