Chlorospermeae, or Green Sea-Weeds

Chlorospermeae, or Green Sea-Weeds

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...dedicated Fig. 1. Tuft of CONFERVA YounGana: --the natural aize. 2. Portions of filaments in various stages. 3. Portion of a filament with a ripe sporidium;--both./igures highly magnified. PLArE CCXXVI. OCHLOCHETE HYSTRIX. T/tw. MSS. GEN. CHAR. Frand disciform, adpressed. Filaments cylindrical, radiating from a central point, irregularly branched, consisting of a single series of cells, each of which is most commonly produced above into a rigid inarticulated seta. Endoclurome green. F'ructification unknown. OCHLOCHIErE Hyst1-i;z:, . plant very minute, pale green, hoary from its numerous rigid setae. HAB. On stems of grasses &c., in a lake of brackish water, called " The Little Sea," near Wareham, Dorset, Rev. W7. Smith; also in fresh water ditches near Bristol, upon the leaves of mosses; very rare. G. H. K. Thwaites. DascR. Plant disciform, frequently irregular in its outline, very minute, pale green, hoary from the multitude of rigid setaa with which it is covered. Filaments closely adpressed and adhering firmly to the surface on which the plant may be growing; radiating from a central point, irregularly branched, and frequently cohering laterally. Cells oblong, each usually furnished with a very long rigid tubular diaphanous seta. Endoclzrome granular, green. The fructification has not been observed. It is possible that the fresh-water specimens from the neighbourhood of Bristol may prove specifically distinct from the Wareham plant. For the present we have placed Oc/zloc/mate with the C/uetop/zorew, from which family, however, it will eventually have to be removed, since it differs from C/metop/zora (that is, the typical species C. ele.gans, Ag.) and Draparnalclia in some important "" Ulzalophora eleqans, Ag., ...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910877
  • 9781236910875