The West-American Scientist Volume 8-13

The West-American Scientist Volume 8-13

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...Ach. Usnea barbata Fr. v. hirla Kr. v. rubiginea Michoe. U. jubata Fr. U. ochroleuca Fr. Theloschistes chrysopthalmus Norm. v. flavicans Wallr. T. parietinus Norm. v. poly carpus Tuckerman Parmelia perforata Ach. P. physodes Ach. P. conspersa Ach. Physcia erynacea Tuckerman P. olivacea Ach. P tribacea Tuckerman P. stellaris Linn v. hispida Schreb. Placodium coralloides Tuckerman--murorum DC.--bolacinum Tuckerman--cinnabarinum Ach.--cerinum Hedw.--ferrugineum Huds.--fulgens DC.--luteominimum Tuckerman--aurantiacum N. & H. Heppia despreauxii Mont. Rinodina radiata Tuckerman R bolodes Tuckerman Pertusaria flavicunda Tuckerman Urceolaria scruposa Smf. Stereocaulon albicans Nyl. Claclonia fimbriata Fr. C pyxidata Fr. Lecidea cruciaria Tuckerman liuellia sidalea Tuckerman li mvriocarpa DC I.ecanora bolanderi Tuckennian L. havdeni Tuckerman L. inuralis Schaw. L. pinguis Tuckerman L. pa lida Schaer. L cenisia Ach L subfusca L L atra Hudson L pacifica Tuckerman L cinerf-a L Stylographa parallela Nyl. Chiodecton epha-rotum Tuckerman Arthonia epigina Tuckerman Acolium bolanderi Tuckerman A stijacobi Tuckerman Fjidocarpon pusillus Hedw. jrOniilted from pHgefiHr L, arrea Mexlcana Morleand.--The grease wood of the Rocky mountain region Is very widely distributed, from Texas to California, and is known under a variety of names--perhaps best known as creosote bush, from the un pleasant tarry odor which It exhales. "It la principally used in rheumatic affections by the Mexicans, who bathe in an Infusion of the branehlets and leaves" (fide Havard), and is said to make a most excellent liniment for use of man or beast, quickly healing cuts and sores. See Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. VIII. 514. w Omitted from page 59: --Hliamnus purshiana DC.--Among the...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586689
  • 9781236586681