Phycologia Australica; Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the More Characteristic Marine Algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, and a Synopsis of All Known Australian Volume 5

Phycologia Australica; Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the More Characteristic Marine Algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, and a Synopsis of All Known Australian Volume 5

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...natural size. 2. A ramellus. 3. One of the short, club-like fruit branches, bearing a terminal cystocarp. 4. Spores and paranemata from the cystocarp: --magnified. Plate CCLXXXVIII. GIGARTINA LANCEOLATA, Haw. Gen. Char. Frond carnoso-cartilaginous, flat or cylindrical, simple or variously branched, composed of two strata of cells; the medullary stratum, of cylindrical, articulated filaments, anastomosing into a very lax network; the cortical, of moniliform, vertical, dichotomous filaments set in firm gelatine. Fructification: 1, external, globose, finally perforate conceptacles, containiug within a saccate placenta (?) formed of closely interwoven filaments, a compound nucleus consisting of many confluent nucleoli, or masses of roundish-angular spores; 2, cruciate tetraspores, collected into dense, subprominent sori, lodged beneath the superficial cells.--Gigartina (Lamour.), from yiyaprov, a grape-stone, which the conceptacles resemble. Frons carnoso-cartilaginea, plana v. cylindracea, ramosa, ex stratis duobus cellularum composita; stratum medullare ex filis tenuibus cylindraceis laxe anastomosantibus, corticale ex filis moniliformibus verticalibus dichotomis formatum. Fruct.: 1, favillidia intra pericarpium externum carpostomio pertusum excepta, filis arachnoideis intertextis obvoluta; 2, tetraspora cruciatim divists, in soros subprominentes infra stratum corticale nidulantes plurinus collects. Gigartina lanceolata; frond rising from a short, scarcely channelled stipes, flat, fleshy, lanceolate or oblong-obovate, simple, or divided into several similar fronds; margin plane, naked or more frequently pinnato-ciliate; cilia subulate, horizontal; sori of tetraspores globose, punctiform, immersed in the smooth disc of the frond. G...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571959
  • 9781236571953