Hooker's Icones Plantarum, or Figures with Descriptive Characters and Remarks of New and Rare Plants Volume 10

Hooker's Icones Plantarum, or Figures with Descriptive Characters and Remarks of New and Rare Plants Volume 10

By (author) 

List price: US$15.85

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...from one to the other, and the present can only be considered a bipinnatifid variety of that species. All the varieties appear to be found in the same island, Oahu---but they are probably by no means confined to it. 1 Fig. 1. Fertile lobe, seen from beneath, showing the venation and the clavate tips to the veinlets: -magnified. Elatum glaberrimum, frondibus membranaceis elongateoblongis acuminatis profunde fere ad rachin pectinatopinnatifidis, lobis lineari-oblongis obtusis horizontalitcr patentibus apicibus solummodo serratis, venis unifurcatis, soris uniserialibus inter costam et marginem profunde immersis, stipite rachique valida nitidissimis fuscis, caudice elongato repente nudo. Polypodium papillosum, Bl. En. Fil. Jan. 12. 131. J. Sm. En. Fil. Philip. in Hook. Journ. of Bot. 12. 394. Br. in H0r. fI Plant. Jav. Rar. t. 2. HAB. Mountain woods, on trees, Java, Blume, Horqfield, Thos. Lobb. South Camarines, Philippine Isles, Cuming, n. 185. Blume compares this remarkable species with P. vulgare: but in form and texture it is widely different. Its sori, too, are sunk into a deep pouch or bag, forming so many prominent papillae on the upper side of the frond, the mouth of which is contracted. Blume notices a var. "B. frondibus brevioribus et laciniis acutiusculis." Fag. 1. Portions of a fertile lobe, seen from beneath. fl 2. lesser portion of the same seen from above..l 3. Soriferous sack, cut through vertically: --magnified. Parvum submembraneceum fronde elliptico-lanceolata pinnata utrinque pulveraceo-farinosa albida, pinnis approximatis lineari-oblongis patentibus sessilibus subdecurrentibus obtusis sinuato-crenatis basi sursum obtuse auriculatis, venis unifurcatis apice clavatis, venula superiore apice sorifera, soris...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767675
  • 9781236767677