The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Volume 39

The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Volume 39

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ... osa; Andr. Repos. t._ 309, but not of Willd. Sp. Pl. v. 2. 507. P. ericoides; Venten. Malmais. t. 35.)-Calyx silky, with close hairs. Legume stalked. Seeds rough with minute dots. Leaves rough on the upper side. Brown. si A P H-Native of New Holland, and Van Diemen's island. Sent by sir J. Banks, in 1790, to Kew garden, where it flowers in the green-house, from April to June. The stem is three feet high, with numerous, round, silky, leafy branches. Lea-ves scattered, or imperfectly whorled, on short hairy stalks, spreading, linear, revolute, entire, a half or threequarters of an inch long; channelled, and rough with minute points, above; silky beneath. Flowers bright-yellow, axillary, on short, silky, rusty stalks, two or three together, numerously crowded about the tops of the branches, so as to form leafy clusters. Legume very hairy, two lines long. The standard of each flower is marked with radiatingcrimson lines, as in the Dzsill-zuyrzzsiee. APARGIA, Schreb. Gen. 527. Willd. Sp. Pl. v. 3. 1547. See THRINCIA, at the end of which is given the history of this genus. APERTO, Ital., in Masts, open, opposed to c/ziush, closed. APHELANDRA, in Botany, a genus first pr9posed by Mr. Brown, in a note to his Prodromus, to be separated from JUsTIcIA. (See that article, ) The name he has given it is composed of oozehnc, simple, and cumg, a male, expreffing the simple structure, or single cell, of the anthers, one of the most distinguishing characters of this genus-Brown Prodr. Nov. Holl. v. I. 475, obs. Ait. Hort. Kew. V. 4. 5 5.--Class and order, Diafirrzamia Angiosjzermzcta. Nat. Ord. Persssanata, Linn. Acanthi, Juss. Acant/aacea, Brown. Gen. Ch. Cal. Perianth inferior, of one leaf, in five deep, oblong, unequal, erect segments. Cor. of one...show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 778 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,365g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762746
  • 9781236762740