Bulletin Volume 121-123

Bulletin Volume 121-123

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...short-oblong to obovate, crimson, lustrous, marked by occasional large pale dots, about 2 cm long and 7-8 mm wide; calyx prominent, with a broad shallow cavity, and spreading and reflexed or appressed narrow lobes, dark red on the upper side below the middle and often deciduous from the ripe fruit; flesh thin, yellow-green, dry and mealy; nutlets 2 or 3, gradually narrowed at the ends, rounded at the base, ridged on the back, with a low grooved ridge, about I cm. long, and 5 mm wide. A tree 5-6 m high, with a trunk covered with dark scaly bark and sometimes 3 dm in diameter, thick widespreading branches forming a symmetrical round-topped head often 6-7 m in diameter, and stout nearly straight pale orange-brown lustrous branchlets marked while young with oblong pale lenticels, light gray and shining in their second season, and armed with straight red-brown shining spines 5-7 cm in length, persistent and becoming branched on the old trunk and branches. Banks of the Niagara river above the falls, J. Dunbar and C. S. Sargent ( # 16 type), September 16, 1904, J Dunbar, June 12, 1905; Buffalo, J. Dunbar (#26), September 30, 1904, May 28, June 12 and September 26, 1905. Crataegus cerasina n. sp. Leaves oblong-obovate, acute or rounded at the apex, gradually narrowed and concave-cuneate at the entire base and sharply doubly serrate above, with straight glandular teeth; nearly half grown when the flowers open about the 10th of June and then glabrous with the exception of a few caducous pale hairs on the upper side of the midribs, thin, dark green and lustrous above and pale below, and at maturity subcoriaceous, dark yellow-green and shining on the upper surface, light yellow-green on the lower surface, 5-6.5 cm long and 2.6-3.5 cm wide, with...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236876032
  • 9781236876034