Niger Flora; Or, an Enumeration of the Plants of Western Tropical Africa Volume 1

Niger Flora; Or, an Enumeration of the Plants of Western Tropical Africa Volume 1

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...faciebus pilosis, marginibus incrassatis villoso-ciliatis. Tephrosia elongata, Hook. fil.; suffruticosa, crecta, caule tereti ramulisque cinereo-pubescentibus, stipulis oblongo-lanceolatis, petiolis elongatis, foliolis sub-12-jugis anguste linearioblongis obtusis apiculatis supra glabratis subtus appresse sericeis, racemis longissimis multifloris, bracteis ovato-oblongis, pedicellis brevibus, vexillo calyce breviter 5-dentato sextuplo longiore dense velutino, legumine leviter arcuato lineari compresso velutino.----On the Quorra, Vogel. 1 2: laxe foliatis. Folia spithamea, suberecta, petiolo velutino pubescente, stipulis 1-15 lin. longis extus sericeis. Foliola sesquipollicaria, 2%; lin. lata, vix basi angustata, costa subtus ferruginea. Racemi interdum bipedales, parte florifera per anthesin 4+-unciali, fructifera pedali. Flores saepius gemini, erecto-patentes, purpurei, 9 lin. longi, pedicello 2-lineari bracteaque sericeis. Cal;/a' brevissimus, dente inferiore subulato, 2 summis fere ad apicem connatis. Veaellarn sessile, late obcordatum, dorso dense fulvo-sericeum; alae basi carinae vix cohaercntes, medio transverse rugulosae. Filamenzfum supremum basi et apice liberum. Legamen erectopatens V. horizontale, acuminatum, 3 poll. longum, 2% lin. latum, plano-compressum, marginibus incrassatis, sub-14 spermum. Tephrosia fasciculata, Hook. fil.; fruticosa, ramis validis teretibus pubescentibus, petiolis elongatis, stipulis ovato-lanceolatis, foliolis 6-9-jugis linearibus emarg-inato-bilobis supra glabratis subtus albo-sericeis, racemis terminalibus ereetis brevibus, pedicellis brevissimis, floribus ereetis fasciculatis, legumine lineari compresso velutino.--On the Quorra, ' Vogel. Frutex erectus, orgyalis. Stipalw infimae foliaceae, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236739159
  • 9781236739155