Flora Capensis; Being a Systematic Description of the Plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, & Port Natal Volume 3

Flora Capensis; Being a Systematic Description of the Plants of the Cape Colony, Caffraria, & Port Natal Volume 3

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... Syn. 375. DC. I. c. Leyssera paleacea, Linn. Syst. 641. . Hills round Capetown, and in Worcester and Stellenbosch, Thunberg! Drege! E. $ ZJ Pappe! W.H.H., &c. (Herb. Th., D., Hk., Sd.) About a foot high, corymbosely much branched, closely leafy. Leaves heath-like, 3-6-7 lines long, line wide, green or canescent, spreading. Heads ending the branches. Inv. glossy, pale horn-colour. Pappus crenulate. Pale narrow-linear, oonduplicate, one-nerved, entire. 2. B. rotnndifolia (Less. Syn. 375); twigs tomentose, leaves oblong or obovate, very obtuse, callous-tipped, flattish, with slightly inflexed margins, on both sides albo-tomentose, but more thickly on the upper; heads terminal, solitary, sessile, campanulate, the inv. scales broadly oblong, very obtuse, membrane edged; pappus tubular, membranous, crenate. DC. I. 286. Gorteria ovata, Vahl., fide Leu. Hab. Cape, Hb. Vahl. Groenekloof, Eckl. Klipfontein, Zey.! 917. (Hb. Hk., Sd-) Shrubby, distantly branched; the old branches naked, the younger closely leafy. Leaves i-J inch long, 2-3 Unes wide, canous on both sides. Inv. scales somewhat bullated. Rays short. Pappus tubular, half as long as the ovary, toothed. A very distinct species. 8. B. squarrosa (L'Her. Sort. Angl. 24); leaves oblong or oval, squarrose-recurved, acute-mucronate, subpungent, one-nerved, glabrous, punctate; heads corymbose, cylindrical, shortly pedicelled; inv. scales cloeely-imbricate, flat, oblong, the innermost spreading, obtuse; paleai conduplicate, nerved, mucronate; pappus very short, crown-like, subdentate. Thunb.i Cap. 639. Less.! Syn. . DC. I. . 286. Athanasia squarrosa, Linn. I Vab. ss. breviiblia; leaves shorter; heads on shorter pedicels. R...
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