The Families of Plants; With Their Natural Characters, According to the Number, Figure, Situation, and Proportion of All the Parts of Fructification V

The Families of Plants; With Their Natural Characters, According to the Number, Figure, Situation, and Proportion of All the Parts of Fructification V

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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. 1787 edition. Excerpt: ...oblong, crowned with chaff's very numerous, acute, short. In the females oblong, crowned with numerous chaffs. Rec Common chaffy. Partial chaffy; the chaft linear, deciduous. 998. SPHAERANTHUS. VaiU. AG. 1719./. 20, f. 12. Globe Flower. Cal. Common globular, imbricated: the scales pointed, permanent, every where cloathing the universal receptacle. Partial Perianth many-flowi r'd, five-leaved, solitary within each scale of the common calyx, consisting of leaflets linear, equal, erect. Cor. Partial. Corollets hermaphrodite, few (3J in the disk; Feminine oftner five in the circumference. Proper of the hermaphrodites one-petal'd, funnel-form: the border five-cleft, expanded. Of the females awl'd, tubular: the mouth three-cleft, very small, closed. Stam. in the hermaphrodites; Filaments five, capillary, very short. Anther cylindric, tubular, longer than the corol. Fist, in the hermaphrodites: Germ tabid. Style longer, thicker. Stigma most simple. In the females: Germ oblong. Style bristly, the length of the stamens. Stigma two-parted. Per. none. Calyx unchanged. S-eeds irr the hermaphrodites none. In the females solitary, oblong, naked. Rec. Common scaly. Partial naked. 9-99. ECHl'NOPS. Echinopus Tournef. 262. VaiU. A.G. 17-/4. 5. 15. (Hedge-Hog). Globe Thistle. Gal. Common many-leaved; (thescales awl'd, totally reflected), containing many flowers. Partial perianth one-flower'd, oblong, imbricated, angular: the leaflets awl'd, Joose above, erect, permanent. Cor. one-petal'd, the length of the calyx, tubular: the border fiveclefr, reflex-expanding. Stam. Filaments five, capillary, very short. Anther cylindric, tubular, five-tooth'd. Pist. Germ oblong. Style thread-form, the length of the corol. Stigma double, rather depress'd, revolute. Per. none..show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489101
  • 9781236489104