First Lessons in Botany; Designed for Common Schools in the United States

First Lessons in Botany; Designed for Common Schools in the United States

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...5, pulpy, 1-seeded.. Malva viscus. Capsule 5-celled, 00-seeded... Hibiscus. 4! cells 3--6-seeded Abutilon. cells 1-seeded Sida. 1. MALVA. Calyx 5-cleft, with a 3-leaved involucel at its base. Carpels and styles numerous. Fruit cheese-form, separating when ripe into many one-seeded pieces, arranged circularly. 1 Flowers white or rose-colored 2 1 Flowers deep red or purple 3 2 Stem prostrate. Leaves round-cordate. Flowers small... M. Rotondifolia. 2 Stem erect, tall. Lvs. abundantly crisped and curled.f M. Crispa. 9 Sts. ascend., clustered. Lvs. deeply 5-part. Fls. large, showy, f M. Mosciiata. 3 Erect, talL Lvs. roundish, lobed. Petals obcordate M. Sylvestris. 3 Erect. Lvs. triangular-ovate. Pet. wedge-obovate. N-W. M. Teiangul.ata. &GOSSYP'ITJM. Cotton. Calyx obtusely 5-toothed, surrounded by an involueel of 3 cordate, deeply-toothed leaves. Capsule 3--5-celled. Seeds involved in cotton.--Flowers yellow. L G. Herbaceum. Stem annual, but woody, erect, about 5f high. Leaves 5-lobed, lower ones 3-lobed or entire, each with a large gland on the mid-vein beneath, J' from the base, and covered with dark dots. Involueels very large. Flowers very showy. Cotton white. July. 3. ALTH M'A.. Hollyhock, &c. Calyx surrounded at base by a 6--9-eleft involueel. Carpels 00, 1-seeded, not opening, arranged circularly around the axis. Lvs. downy, entire or 3-lobed. Fls. rose-col., stalked. Marsh Mai. A.officinalis. Lvs. rough-hairy, roundish, 5--7-lobed. Fls. sessile. (Hollyhock.)...A. Rosea. Lvs. hairy, deeply 7-parted. Fls. orange-colored. FigUaved Holl.) A. Ficifolia. 4. HI BI S'C U S. Marsh Mallow. Flower-of-an-hohe, &c Calyx 5-eleft, surrounded by a many-leaved involueel. Styles united, stigmas 5, distinct. Fruit a 5-eelled, 5--many-seeded...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589424
  • 9781236589422