Flora of the Florida Keys; Being Descriptions of the See-Plants Growing Naturally on the Islands of the Florida Reef from Virginia Key to Dry Tortugas

Flora of the Florida Keys; Being Descriptions of the See-Plants Growing Naturally on the Islands of the Florida Reef from Virginia Key to Dry Tortugas

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...capsules deeply notched. 1. P-Krugii. Wings much longer than the capsule: capsules shallowly notched. 2. P. corallicola. Keel with a papillose or tufted beak. Sepals not decurrent on the pedicel. 3. P. praetervisa. Sepals decurrent on the pedicel. 4. P. Carteri. 1. P. Krugii Chodat. Plants 3-4 dm. tall: blades of the lower leaves spatulate to linear-spatulate, those of the upper leaves narrowly elliptic to linearelliptic or narrowly linear-lanceolate: flowers purple, often pale: sepals about 1.5 mm. long: wings broadly obovate, 2.5-3 mm. long at maturity: capsules about 3 mm. long.--Coastal sand-dunes, TJ. S. keys.--E. K.--(Bah.) 2. P. corallicola Small. Plants 2-4.5 dm. tall: blades of the upper leaves linear, typically narrowly so, or filiform-linear: flowers purple: sepals 1-1.5 mm. long at maturity: wings 3.5-4 mm. long at maturity: capsules 3-3.5 mm. long.--Pinelands, L. keys.--E. K.--(Bah., Cuba.) 3. P. praetervisa Chodat. Plants erect, 3-6 dm. tall: blades of the lower leaves obovate, those of the upper ones lanceolate to linear-subulate: flowers greenish: sepals 1-1.5 mm. long: wings oval to suborbicular-oval, 2-2.5 mm. long: keel 2-2.5 mm. long: capsules oval-elliptic, about 2 mm. long.--Pinelands and palmlands, L. keys. 4. P. Carteri Small. Plants 1-5.5 dm. tall: leaf-blades various, those of the lower leaves spatulate, those of the upper linear-oblong to almost linear: racemes acute, greenish: wings oblong, sometimes broadly so, abruptly pointed: capsules fully 1 mm. wide: seeds oval, about 1 mm. long.--Low pinelands, L. keys.--E. K. Order EUPHORBIALES. Herbs, shrubs or trees. Leaves various, sometimes reduced to scales or almost 'wanting. Mowers mainly monoecious or dioecious, regular. Calyx of several sepals. Corolla of several...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513274
  • 9781236513274