The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria; Thalamiflorae Volume N . 1

The Plants Indigenous to the Colony of Victoria; Thalamiflorae Volume N . 1

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...short, in juxtaposition. Seeds oblique-ovate, hardly or slightly compressed, with more or less prominent dots, black, 1-1J line long. Testa crustaceous. Embryo very slender. The characteristic of this species as offered in the foregoing pages rests on the examination of about 60 specimens from different localities and in varied stages of development. The sufiruticose variety resembles B. parviflora. Boronla plnnata, Smith, Tracts relating to Natural History, p. 290, t. 4; Andr. Bot. Repos. t. 58; Venten. Malmais. t. 38; Loddig. Bot. Cabin, t. 473; Rcem. Archiv. iii. 3; Adr. de Juss. in MSm. du Museum, xii. t. 22, f. 26; Bot. Mag. 1.1763; Maund's Botanist, ii. t. 99; B. pilosa, Labill. Nov. Holl. Plant. Specim. i. 97, t. 124; B. variabilis, Hook. Journ. Bot. i. 255; Compan. to the Bot. Mag. i. 277; B. tetrandra, J. Hook. Journ. of Bot. i. 118; Lindl. $ Paxt. Flower Garden, t.8; B. anemonifolia, Paxt. Mag. of Bot. ix. 123; B. Fraseri, Hook. Bot. Mag. t. 4052; B. Gunnii, J. Hook. Fl. Tasm. i. 68; B. citriodora, Gunn, in Fl. Tasm. i. 68. Shrubby, leaves impari-pinnate, petiolate, with from 2-6 rarely 1 pair of entire narrow-or ovate-or linear-lanceolate or linear, rarely ovate, flat, seldom linear-subulate leaflets; rachis channelled, wingless; pedicels axillary and terminal, solitary, twin, ternate or cymose, about as long as or longer rarely shorter than the flowers, bibracteolate; petals several or many times longer than the deltoid-rarely subulatesemilanceolate glabrous sepals, rarely less than double as long, finely downy inside and at the outer margin; stamens 8, all fertile; filaments ciliated, very rarely hairless, always glandulous, verrucose at the apex; anthers without appendage, glabrous, cordate or oblong-ovate, borne on a very short...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123653073X
  • 9781236530738