Phycologia Australica; Or, a History of Australian Seaweeds. Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the More Characteristic Marine Algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, and Volume 4

Phycologia Australica; Or, a History of Australian Seaweeds. Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the More Characteristic Marine Algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, and Volume 4

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...warts nemathecia).--Curdiea Harv.), in honour of Dr. Curdie, of Tandarook, Geelong, an early observer of Australian Algae. Frons plana, coriaceo-cartilaginea, laciniata, duplici strato constituta; cellulis interioribus rotundato-angulatis majoribus extus sensim minoribus, exterioribus v. periphericis minimis coloratis verticaliter subseriatis. Fruct.: 1, coccidia globosa sessilia, sporas minutas in filis ex placenta carnosa centrali radiantibus evolulas intra pericardium cassum foventia; 2, tetraspora crucialim divisa, in nematheciis intramarginalibus oblong is superficialibus evoluta.--Alga rubrosanguinea, siccitate rigida. Curdiea obiusata; frond brownish-red, membranaceo-coriaceous, irregularly dichotomous, multipartite; axils and apices rounded or very obtuse; segments broadly linear, the broader subcuneate; coccidia scattered on the disc, depresso-umbilicate; nemathecia oval, prominent on both surfaces of the frond, seriated along the larger segments and under the axils. C. obtusa; fronde fusco-rubra membranaceo-coriacea vage dichotoma multipartita; axillis apicibusque obtusissimis; laciniis -linearibus v. cuneatis; coccidiis in discofrandis sessilibus sparsis depresso-umbilicatis; nematheciis ovalibus in atraque pagina subprominentibus secus lacinias majores et infra axillas positis. Ehodymenia obtusata, Sond.! in PI. Preiss. v. 2. p. 191. /. Ag. Sp. Alg. v. 2. p. 381. Harv. Alg. Aust. Exsic. n. 382. Sph.erococcus obtusatus, Kutz. Sp. Alg. p. 784. Gymnogongrus firmus, Aresch. in Ups. Trans, ser. 3. v. 1. p. 354. Hab. Swan River, Preiss, Mylne. Rottnest Island, W. Australia; and Western Port, Victoria, W. H. H. Port Phillip, Areschoug. Port Phillip Heads, T. E. Rawlinson (with cystocarps). Geogr. Distr. Western and...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576748
  • 9781236576743