Sylva Telluriana; Mantis Synopt. New Genera and Species of Trees and Shrubs of North America, and Other Regions of the Earth, Omitted or Mistaken by the Botanical Authors and Compilers, or Not Properly Classified, Now Reduced by Their

Sylva Telluriana; Mantis Synopt. New Genera and Species of Trees and Shrubs of North America, and Other Regions of the Earth, Omitted or Mistaken by the Botanical Authors and Compilers, or Not Properly Classified, Now Reduced by Their

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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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...all the N. Amer. botanists. Elliot calls the calix 5parted and 4 seeds angular. 532. Riiizaeris R. (air root) (diff. Conocarpus, cal. conc. 5dent. petalis 5, stam. 10, alt. 5 brevior. ovar. cord. 10striatum, akenis coronatis obov. sulc. indehisc. apteris. fi. racemosis. bracteatis--very diff. from Conocarpus with capitate naked fl. cal. 5parted, no petals, 5fertile stam. 5 sterile, nuts in cones winged &c. The name derives from the seeds germinating in the air as in Rhizophora. 533. Rhizaeris alba Raf. Conoc. racemosa L. auct. The white Mangrove of Antilles. 534. Zamzela R. (bot) diff. ad Ilirtella, stam. 3 (nec 5)--types Z. racemosa Raf. Hirt. triandra auct, and 2 Z. rugosa R. Hirt. do auct. 535. Sphenista R. (wedged) diff. Hirtell a fruct drupa (nec bacca) cuneat. incurvat. stylo, basi germ. nec ad latere--Type Sph. peruviana Raf. Hirt. do Pers. H. racemosa R. P. Cosmibuena R P, bad name. 536. Thevetia Ad. Scop. Neck. diff. ad Cerbera cal. 5phyl. cor. clavata infund. nect. 5dent. stellato. stig. capit. 5gon. cmarg. drupa, nux 2loc.--Types TJi. linearis Raf. Cerb. thevetia Li. auct. 2 Th. ahuai. and probably some others. 537. Phyllanthus L. from 7 linncan sp. increased to over 60 by a strange medley, even Xylophyla, Kirganelia and Conamia being thrown into it; whereby it is become as absurd as Croton! and more difficult to rectify by the few good descriptions of flowers. However I had long ago attempted it and shall now give a sketch of my labor, which must be deemed very imperfect. See till 552, mostly shrubs. 538. Phyllanthus Raf. monoic. cal. 6part. pet. nullis, stam. 3 monadelphis, fl. fem. stylis 3v bifidis caps. 3cocca, sol. floriferis--most of the species. 539. Emblica (raertn. Raf. diff." antheris 3 coalitis ad apex filam....show more

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