Shrubs of Florida; A Handbook of the Native and Naturalized Shrubs of Florida

Shrubs of Florida; A Handbook of the Native and Naturalized Shrubs of Florida

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... with a pubescent outer coat: stone smooth. Flowers polygamous, in terminal thyrsoid panicles ap-pearing after the leaves. 3. Rhus. Flowers polygamo-dloeeious, in solitary or clustered spikes in the axils before the leaves. 4. Schmaltzia. 1. METOPIUM P. Br. Shrubs or trees. Leaf-blades pinnate. Flowers dioecious, in open panicles. Sepals 5. Petals 5. Ovary equilateral. Styles united: stigma 3-lobed. Drupe not oblique. 1. M. toxiferum (L.) Krug. & Urban. Shrub, or tree becoming 14 m. tall, with a very poisonous sap: leaflets 3-7; blades leathery, ovate, 3-9 cm. long: panicles 1-2 dm. long: sepals reniform or suborbicular: petals oblong to ovate: drupes 10-15 mm. long.--Poisonwood. Doctor-gum. Hammocks and pinelands, E. Keys and F. Keys, and on coastal sand-dunes at the lower end of the pen. (W. I.)---Spr. or all year. 2. TOXICODENDRON Tourn. Mill. Shrubs, trees, or vines, with poisonous sap. Leaf-blades pinnately compound. Flowers polygamous or dioecious, in rather dense panicles. Sepals 4-6. Petals 4-6. Ovary glabrous. Styles short. Drupe mostly glabrous, the sarcocarp wax-secreting. Seed ribbed. Leaf-blades 3-foliolate: vines or low shrubs: panicles of fruits spreading. Stems climbing: blades of the leaflets coarsely toothed or entire. 1. T. radicaria. Stems erect: blades of the leaflets lobed. 2. T. Toxicodendron. Leaf-blades 7-11-foliolate: tall shrub or tree: panicles of fruits drooping. 3. T. Vernix. 1. T. radicans (L.) Kuntze. Stems climbing: blades of the leaflets membranous, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 3-20 cm. long: sepals ovate, 1 mm. long: petals oblong to oblong-ovate, 3-4 mm. long: drupes 3-6 mm. in diameter.--PoisonrVY. POISon-OAK. Woods, thickets, pinelands. hammocks, and fence-rows, nearly throughout Fla. (Cont., ...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934938
  • 9781236934932