Biology Pamphlets Volume 1278

Biology Pamphlets Volume 1278

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...F.R.S., President, in the chair.--Messrs. Alexander "Whyte and G. B. Sowerby were admitted Fellows of the Society, and the following were balloted for and elected: F. E. Weiss, Eev. "W. Johnston, and R. G. Alexander. The following were elected Auditors: for the Council, Mr. A. D. Michael and Dr. John Anderson; for the Fellows, Messrs. D. Morris and G. Murray.--Mr. George Murray exhibited some specimens of Spongocladia, with explanatory coloured diagrams, and made some interesting remarks on the presence of sponge-spicules on Algse at present unaccounted for..--Mr. D. Morris, of Kew, exhibited and made remarks upon the Bird-catching Sedge, Uncinia jamaicensis.---Mr. John R. Jackson, of Kew, exhibited some tablemats from Canada, made of the highly-scented grass, Hierochloe borealis, and a sample of the so-called pine wool prepared from the leaves of the American long-leaved or turpentine-yielding pine, Pinus australis, with a mat made from the wool, an industry which has recently been started on a large scale at Wilmington, North Carolina.--The first paper of the evening was by the Rev. George Post (communicated by Mr. Thiselton Dyer), and contained descriptions of new plants from Palestine. In the absence of the author, the salient points in the paper were admirably demonstrated by Mr. J. G. Baker, F.E.S., who exhibited specimens of the plants alluded to.--A paper was then read by the Botanical Secretary, Mr. B. Daydon Jackson, on behalf of Prof. Fream, "On the Flora of Water Meadows." The Journal ia issued on the second Wednesday of C / W February, April, June, August, October, and December. 1887. Part 6. Microscopical Society; CONTAINING ITS TRANSACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS, AND A SUMMARY OF CURRENT RESEARCHES...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236802764
  • 9781236802767