Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Volume 51

Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Volume 51

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... 1915, Prof. E. W. D. Holway, no. 106 (type, in Gray Herb.). Eupatorium rhexioides, spec. nov., laxe caespitosum glabriusculum stragulum 1 m. diametro formans; caulibus elongatis apicem versus ramosissimis flexuosis angulato-striatis; internodiis inferioribus elongatis ad 1.5 dm. longitudine superioribus multo brevioribus vix 1 cm. longis; ramis valde flexuosis plerisque alternis in inflorescentias racemosas terminantibus; foliis parvis deflexis ovato-lanceolatis vel lanceolato-ellipticis, inferioribus oppositis, ramealibus plerisque alternis ca. 2 cm. longis 6-9 mm. latis crassiusculis utrinque glabris subtus paullo pallidioribus 3-nerviis puncticulatis integris vel utroque latere obtuse 2-3-dentatis acutiusculis margine plus minusve revolutis basi cuneatis, petiolo 1-3 mm. longo; racemis plus minusve compositis bracteatis; bracteis inferioribus foliis similibus superioribus gradatim reductis linearibus pedicellos (2-7 mm. longos) obscure puberulos longitudine paullo superantibus; capitulis parvis ca. 12-floris; involucri vix imbricati squamis 7-10 linearibus acutis minute puberulis crassiusculis maturitate stellatim patentibus ad 5 mm. longis; flosculis 6.8 mm. longis; corolla tubiformi granulata sursum paullo ampliata 3.6 mm. longa, limbi dentibus deltoideis brevibus patentibus; antheris apice cum appendice ovata membranacea munitis; achaeniis gracilibus deorsum attenuatis ca. 3.2 mm. longis 5-angulatis costulis secundariis 1-2 inter costas primarias hinc inde interjectis; pappi setis sordidis ca. 30 vix barbellatis tenuibus corollam aequantibus.--Cuba: moist banks, on the trail from Camp La Barga (alt. 450 m.) to Camp San Benito (alt. 900 m.), Oriente, 22-26 February, 1910, J. A. Shafer, no. 4105 (type, in herb. N. Y. Bot. Gard.;..show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873254
  • 9781236873255