The Flora of the Alps Volume 1

The Flora of the Alps Volume 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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...T. saxatile, All.; flowers white, in dense globular spikes, surrounded by an involucre of bracts, calyx very hairy, stipules dotted with black; very high, near the glaciers, rare; Simplon, Nicolaithal, Saas, Tirol. T. nivale, Sieb.; flowers white, calyx, stem, and leaves nearly glabrous, stipules prolonged into a sharp awn; Switzerland, very high, local. T. noricum, Wulf.; flowers white, stem and leaves woolly, stipules acuminate; Southern Tirol, Styria, Carniola, Carinthia. T. pannonicum, Jacq.; flowers yellowish-white, upper leaves opposite, plant very hairy; Piedmont, Carniola. C. Flowers yellow: --T. procumbens, L. (campestre, Schreb.), Hop Trefoil, with dense heads of pale yellow flowers; and T. minus, Sm. (dubium, Sibth.), with much smaller heads of smaller flowers; both prostrate plants; are common lowland English species. To the same section belong T. patens, Schreb.; heads composed of 5_I5 stalked flowers, standard streaked, stipules auriculate; Ticino, Pyrenees, Dauphiny; T. agrarium, L.; heads composed of 20-50 nearly sessile flowers, standard strongly streaked, stipules rounded at the base; Pyrenees; and T. aureum, Poll., similar, but stipules not rounded at the base; Jura, Dauphiny, Pyrenees. The following are sub-alpine: --T. spadiceum, L.; upper leaves opposite, heads finally elongated, cylindrical, flowers turning deep chestnut brown; high pastures; Switzerland, Dauphiny, Pyrenees. T. badium, Schreb.; similar, but heads finally nearly globular, flowers turning light brown; Jura, Carpathians, Dauphiny, Pyrenees. II. DORYCNIUM, Tourn. Leaves sessile; stipules free, resembling the leaflets; pod swollen, 2-6 seeded. D. suffruticosum, Vill.; stem shrubby, leaves linearwedge-shaped, flowers small, white, keel dark blue at the tip; rare;.show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236637003
  • 9781236637000