A Second Century of New and Rare Indian Plants

A Second Century of New and Rare Indian Plants

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...in. long, petiole articulate on an auricled node with an interpetiolar 2-lobed stipule, leaflets 7--9, alternate, with petiolules 6 mm. long, closely puberulous like the rachis, obovate to oblong, base slightly obUquely rounded or cuneate, apex rounded or tapering to a bluntly caudate tip, 5--9 cm. long, 2'5--4 cm. wide, membranous, green and glabrous above, paler and uniformly sparsely puberulous beneath, lateral nerves ascending, prominently looped within the margin, secondary reticulations indistinct; flowers in rather lax, narrow racomes at the ends and bases of new leafy shoots, 1--15 dm. long, with angular, densely greypubescent rachis; pedicels very slender, at length 15 cm. long, grey puberulous, with a caducous subulate bracteole about the middle; buds oblong, 4 mm. long; catyz-tobe very short, lobes 4, imbricate, reflexed in flower, sparsely pubescent externally, glabrous within; petals 0; stamens 10, filaments glabrous, free, alternately long and short, anthers broadly oblong, versatile; ovary stipitute, densely grey-downy, 1--2-ovuled stalk glabrous longer than the calyx-tube, style glabrous incurved; pod oblong, obliquely rounded at base, subequally rounded and. apiadate at tip, rusty-puberulous, rather distinctly reticulate, 8 cm. long, 5 cm. wide, 1'25 cm. thick, valves very firmly coriacepus; seed solitary, oblong, 3 cm. long, 2'75 cm. wide, '5 cm. thick. Malay Peninsula: Penang; Curtis! Malacca; Derry! Perak; Kunstler! The Malay name in Malacca is given as Kumpas ruman. Plate 47.--Crudia Cuitisii Prain. 1, flowering branch; 2, twig with traita--of natural site; 3, bud; 4, opeDed flower; 5, ovary--all enlarged. D. P. PLATE 48. 49. Kobus FASCicuLATDS Buthie. Natural order Rosacea?. An eglandular sarmentose...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992830
  • 9781236992833