The Natural History of Plants Volume 2

The Natural History of Plants Volume 2

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...2-valved, Seeds orbiculate.--Shrubs; leaves imparipinnate; leaflets oo, membranous entire exstipellate; stipules setaceous; flowers1 in axillary racemes; bracts small; bractlets 0 West Indies3). 69? Vilmorinia DC."--"Calyx ebracteolate cylindrical, obtusely 4-toothed, sub-2-labiate. Corolla papilionaceous; petals oblong; wings shorter than keel. Stamens 2-adelphous. Style glabrous subulate acute. Legume pedicellate lanceolate, tapering at base, compressed, filiform at apex. Seeds 12-16.--A shrub; leaves imparipinnate; stipules rather broad at base, long subulate; flowers6 in axillary racemes" Hispaniola6). 70? Lennsea Kl.7--Flowers small, almost those of Robinia; calyx teeth short; 2 superior connate. Standard suborbicular, naked on inner surface, shortly unguiculate; wings free; keel curved obtuse. Stamens 10; vexillary stamen free only close to base, afterwards connate with remainder into a closed tube; anthers uniform. Germen shortly stipitate; ovules oo; style slender, at apex much curved subinvolute, at back slightly bearded longitudinally; summit capitate stigmatiferous. Legume linear compressed torulose, septate within between seeds, 2-valved. Seeds lenticular compressed.8--Trees or shrubs, glabrous; leaves subimparipinnate; leaflets stipellate alternate, quite entire; stipules small; flowers9 racemose; racemes axillary or fascicled at old nodes, sometimes nutaut Central America, TM Mexico"). 1 Choix de PI., t. 36.--Tuep., in Diet. Sc. Clitoria multissora Sw., Fl. Ind. Occ, ii. 1253 Nat., Atl., t. 251.--DC., Prodr., ii. 263.--Endl., ( doubtful genus). Gen., . 6547.-- . H., Oen., 500, u. 109.? . Link., Kl. & Otto, Icon. Plant., ii. 65, s..show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968913
  • 9781236968913