Synopsis of the Genera of Vascular Plants in the Vicinity of San Francisco; With an Attempt to Arrange Them According to Evolutionary Principles

Synopsis of the Genera of Vascular Plants in the Vicinity of San Francisco; With an Attempt to Arrange Them According to Evolutionary Principles

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...Pistils 2. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit a loculicidous capsule. . Stamens 5. Pistils 2. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit . 2-locular capsule. . 3. Tellima, R. Brown. Stamens 10. Pistils 2-3. Petals lobed. Ovary 1locular; styles short; stigmas capitate. Capsule valvularly dehiscent near the apex. . flowers white, pink. 4-Tiarella, L Stamens 1 . Pistils 2. Petals entire. Ovary 1locular; styles long; stigmas simple. Capsule valvularly dehiscent to the base; valves unequal; placentae parietal. . flowers white. Stamens 5. Pistils 2. Petals entire. Ovary 2-locular; styles long. Capsule valvularly dehiscent; valves equal. . flowers greenish white, rosy. Ovary inferior or half inferior. Number of carpidia disposed to correspond with calyxlobes. Fruit a capsule. Leaves opposite. 1. Whipplea, Torr. Stamens 5. Pistils 3-5. Ovary 3-5-locular; loculi 1-ovulate. Fruit a septicidal capsule. . flowers white. Calyx, corolla and stamens alternating; if the stamens form 2 circles, the inner opposite to the petals. Ovaries opposite the petals. Fruit follicles, centrally dehiscent. 1. Cotyledon; L. (Echeveria, DO.) Calyx 5-parted. ' Petals 5, coherent by their claws. Stamens 1 . fg. fleshy, flowers yellow, red. 3-Tillaea, LStamens as many as the petals. Q. oo-seriate, inserted with the petals. Ovary 4-20locular, oo-ovulate. Fruit a capsule co-seeded. Stipules . 1-Mesembryanthemum, L-Characters of the order. @. _ . ORDER XII. CARYOPHYLLALES. Flowers regular. Calyx inferior. Sepals as many as the petals. Stamens as many or twice as many. Ovary 1-locular; placentae central. Calyx gamosepalous. Petals and stamens inserted into a carpophore. Stamens if equaling the petals, alternate...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920813
  • 9781236920812