The Botanical Works of the Late George Engelmann, Collected for Henry Shaw, Esq Volume 1

The Botanical Works of the Late George Engelmann, Collected for Henry Shaw, Esq Volume 1

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...pallidis; floribus pedicellatis;.sepalis lineari-lanceolatis acuminato-aristatis, interioribus seepe paulo longioribus stamina 6 quarta parte superantibus capsula lanceolate rostrate uniloculari plerumque brevioribus; antheris longo-linearibus filamento duplo longioribus; stigmatibus ovarium lanceolatum apice attenuatum cum stylo ei axjuilongo eequantibus exsertis; seminibus ovato-oblanceolatis apiculatis areis lrevibus reticulatis.--J. acutiflorus, floribus tolito longioribus, Benth. PI. Hartw. 341. Sacramento Valley, Cal., Hartweg, 2017, San Francisco and Mariposa, Cal., Bolander, Hb. norm. 95. This species is intermediate between /. xiphioides, var. awatus, the paniculate form of J. phaocephalus, and 484 J. dubius; from the first two it is distinguished by the sharp-pointed sepals and their proportion, and the almost subulate capsule, which is similar to that of J. nodosus, from the first also by the long anthers, from the last by the flat leaves, and from both these by the sculpture of the seed. Sheaths of the leaves with or without auricular appendages, leaves 1-2$ lines wide; panicle 4-6 inches long; flowers lf-2 lines long, greenish straw-colored or sometimes reddish towards the tip; seeds 0.22-0.24 line long, with the ribs (7-9 visible on the side) slightly crenulate but the area) smooth. 50. J. PHiEOCEPHALUS, n. sp.: caulibus erectis compressis apice capitnlum singnlum paucave multiflora seu rarissime plura minora paniculate gerentibus; foliis compressis basi auriculatis seu inappendiculatis; floribus majoribus fusco-atris pedicellatis; sepalis lanceolato-ovatis ajquilongis omnibus acuminatis aculis vel cnspidatis seu interioribus obtusatis stamina 6 paulo superantibus capsulam obtusam seu acutam mucronatam subunilocularem...
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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 780g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236953851
  • 9781236953858