Flora of the Galapagos Islands; Papers from the Hopkins-Stanford Expedition to the Galapagos Islands

Flora of the Galapagos Islands; Papers from the Hopkins-Stanford Expedition to the Galapagos Islands

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...involucres borne somewhat above the base of the rachis. 11. A. parVUla, Hook. f. = =' Erect annuals, a. Leaves cordate, 8 to 12 mm. long, obtuse or rounded: stem hirsute and glandular. 12. A. COrdiFOlia, Hook. f. b. Leaves 2 to 4 cm. long, rhombic-ovate, subacute, somewhat narrowed to a scarcely or not at all cordate base; stem glandular-puberulent. 13. A. ChaThaMExsis, Robinson. oblongis obtusiusculis pubescentibus.--A. parvula, var.procumbens, Rob. & Greenm. (1), 148, in part.--Chatham Isl.: southwest end, middle region, June, 1891, Dr. George Baur, no. 282 (hb. Gr.). Dedicated to the late C. F. Adams of the University of Illinois, the companion and efficient assistant of Dr. Baur upon his voyage to the Galapagos Islands. Endemic. A. albemarlensis, nov. sp., gracilis sed basi ramoso lignescenti; ramis lougis teretibus subsimplicibus purpurascentibus uno solo latere pubescentibus; indumento e pilis albidis brevissimis recurvatis et aliis longioribus rectis divergentibus composito; foliis parvis ovatis acutiusculis crenatis cordatis 7-10 mm. longis supra pilosis subtus pallidioribus creberrime puuctatis et in nervis hirsutulis; petiolo filiforme flexuoso hirsutulo 9-17 mm. longo; spicis axillaribus parte mascula tenui gracili 6 mm. longa in pedunculo filiforme flexuoso 10-14 mm. longo; involucris foemineis in basi pedunculi saepius solitariis sessilibus glandulosopubescentibus 2-3-floris fere ad mediam partem 7-partitis; segmentis ovatis obtusiusculis.--Albemarle Isl.: Tagus Cove, alt. 1220 m., 15 June, 1899, Snodgrass & Heller, no. 885 (hb. Gr.). Endemic. A. Baurii, Rob. & Greenm. (1), 144, 148.--Chatham Isl.: southwest end, middle region, Baur, no. 285 (hb. Gr.). Endemic. A. chathamensis, nov. sp., annua erecta in parte...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785223
  • 9781236785220