The Genera of North American Plants; And a Catalogue of the Species, to the Year 1817 Volume 2

The Genera of North American Plants; And a Catalogue of the Species, to the Year 1817 Volume 2

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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. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ... 3. glabella. Nearly smooth; leaves ternate, elliptic-oblong, subcoriaceous and lucid, at either extremity emarginate; racemes pedunculate, a little shorter than the leaves; flowers pedicellate; calix and legume smooth; stem prostrate. Hab. In arid soils from New Jersey to Carolina. (Abundant in New Jersey, about 3 miles from Philadelphia.) Calix acuminate; flowers reddish, considerably larger than in the 2 preceding; vexillum externally green; style long and nearly straight, exserted. 6erm villous. 4. Elliottii. Leaves pinnate, 3 pair (7), leaflets coriaceous, oblong-elliptic, mucronulate, smooth and lucid, emarginate at either extremity; racemes pedunculate, very few.flowered, shorter than the leaves; twining stem and calix smooth. Hab. In South Carolina.--S. Elliott, Esqr. Apparently distinct from G. pinnata of PersooD, 2. p. 302-The whole plant almost absolutely smooth, excepting the leaf-buds which appear silky; stipules and bractes after the manner of the genus minute and deciduous. Leaves nearly the same color on both sides. Calix rather deeply 4-cleft, segments lanceolate, acuminate. Corolla pale red; vesillum broader than usual, roundish. Fruit--I Of this small genus there are 2 other species indigenous to the West Indies, and 1 to the isle of Bourbon. 519. . L. Calix campan ulate (tlie 2 lower dentures longer and often falcate) or tubulous, 5-toothed. Corolla resupinate; vexillum very large and spreading, overshadowing the wings. Legume linear, acuminate, many-seeded. Herbaceous and twining, or suberect plants; leaves ternate or rarely pinnate; stipules cauline, general and partial, small) peduncles axillary, 1, 2, 3 or more flowered, or racemose (Galactiu?) Calix mostly bibracteate at the...show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236554140
  • 9781236554147