Catalogue of the African Plants; Cryptogamia. 1901 Volume 2, PT. 1

Catalogue of the African Plants; Cryptogamia. 1901 Volume 2, PT. 1

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...Salinas do Dungo, near Quitage. Marshy meadows on the river Cuanza, near N-billa; Mar. 1857. No. 6847 Mossamedes.--8 to 9 ft. and even higher, rhizome horizontal creeping, culms erect cylindrical, as thick as the middle finger, very glaucous. Deep ponds, both brackish and fresh, near Aguadas; beginning of July 1859. No. 6973. 6. S. maritimus L., I.e., p. 51; Ridl., I.c. (including vars.); C. B. Clarke, I.e., p. 626. Congo.--Damp thickets near Quizembo, far from the sea and even from the river Quizembo, growing with species of Kyllinga and a species of Convolvulaceae; Nov. 1853. No. 6992. Lagoa de Quizembo: Nov. 1853. No. 7003. Icolo E Bengo.--2 to 3 ft. high, root tuberous. Plentiful at Lagoa da Funda, near Funda; beginning of Dec. 1857. No. 6980. Flooded marshes on thelef tof the river Bengo, near Funda; Sept. 1854. No. 7011. Mossamedes.--One of the most troublesome weeds in the cotton fields; July 1859. No. 6972. Marshy ground not far from the Atlantic, near Giraul; July 1859. No. 6974. Var. nobilis, C. B. Clarke, I.e., p. 627. S. nobilis Ridl., I.e., p. 159. Mossamedes.--6 to 12 ft. high, plentiful on the banks of the river Maiombo, where it forms very dense small forests; Oct. 1859. No. 6975. 7. S. cubensis Poepp. & Kunth ex Kunth Enum. ii. p. 172 (1837); Ridl., I.e., p. 157; C. B. Clarke, I.e., p. 62.0. Barra Do Dande.--A foot high, obscurely green, rhizome creeping, culm ascending covered at the base by the broad lax distichous leafsheaths. Heads yellowish, very compact with a dark purple shining involucre. Rather rare (seen only in one locality), in damp ground on the right bank of the river Dande, after the retreat of the flood, near Bombo; Sept. 1858. No. 6994. Pungo Andongo.--Growing with a species of Phrynium in marshes near...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236594037
  • 9781236594037